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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein Activists in the U.S. are in great debt to Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow. It confirmed that mass...

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In the next two weeks, the City of Seattle could see one of the biggest transfers of wealth from the pockets of big business to working people since the $15 an hour minimum wage victory!...

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In the coming weeks, the City of Seattle could see one of the biggest transfers of wealth from the pockets of big business to working people since the $15 an hour minimum wage victory! Kshama...

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Originally posted on The Stranger. My workday starts on an unfinished floor with no windows, 40 stories up. I scan Seattle’s skyline, watching the endless headlights stream along I-5 and Highway 99. As the sun...

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In November 2017, the New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) issued a bombshell report revealing that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) for years failed to inspect apartments for lead paint, but falsely...

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Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary The abolition of ‘Clause IV Part IV’ – the socialist clause in the Labour Party’s constitution introduced in the aftermath of the Russian revolution – was carried out...

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Like most cities across the country, Minneapolis is facing a burgeoning housing crisis. In Minneapolis this year, the homeless population rose by 4.5% – the first time it has increased since the national foreclosure crisis...

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Every day in Seattle, the signs of the housing crisis grow: more tents under highway overpasses, more RVs along the streets, and more luxury apartments being built. It’s hardly surprising that working people are feeling...

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In September, the Houston Housing Authority (HHA) gave eviction notices to 180 low-income, elderly, disabled, or veteran residents at 2100 Memorial, a public housing high-rise. They were given five days to vacate their units. The...

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The for-profit housing market is failing working people. Ten years after millions of homes were lost to Wall Street in the 2007-2009 foreclosure crisis, there has been a sharp decline in homeownership while the number...

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