The Black Moms Who Occupied a Vacant House and Became Icons of the Homelessness Crisis
In a few short weeks, they became the center of a debate about poverty, race, and homelessness. Then the cops showed up.
Buttigieg's Version of America Is Basically a Caste System
He's a Harvard graduate, but his mayorship of a private university-dominated town tells us more about his strange take on free college.
Actually Supporting Homeless People Does Not Mean Housing Them Yourself
A brief guide to the absurd, circular logic of people who don't want to deal with homelessness.
The Other 2020
How Workers Are Fighting Back Against Big Tech
A diverse group—from programmers and coders to drivers and cafeteria staff—are finally trying to force the industry to do what it’s been claiming it does all along: make the world a better place.
Property Owners Can Do Basically Whatever They Want to Homeless People Now
In San Francisco, they're even getting the government's help.
California Is Desperately Trying to Hide Homeless People, Critics Say
A proposed policy would force those without homes to accept shelter, and people are pissed.
Inside the Wildly Popular Forum Where Landlords Plot to Screw You Over
It's a terrifying window into the tenant/landlord power dynamic—and a national housing hellscape.
The Case for Leaving Fare Beaters Alone and Making Public Transit Free
Chances are everything you think you know about fare evasion is wrong.
Photos of the Most Egregious 'Anti-Homeless' Architecture
Once you start looking, you realize what critics call "hostile architecture" is everywhere.
A Tenants Union Is Taking on the Landlord of This Massive Bay Area Warehouse Complex
It's an example of how the shared space of communal living can provide people the ability to inhabit an area that would otherwise be unaffordable.
How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It
Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
Views My Own
Don’t Work 80 Hours a Week for Elon Musk, or Anyone
Musk claims "nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week." Not only is that totally wrong, it's a trademark of boss exploitation.