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Matthew Desmond
Sociologist , Contributing writer , PI , Writes books, Country boy, Not supposed to be here
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Ava DuVernay 10h
Grateful. Beyond grateful. xo!
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Matthew Desmond 2h
Gutsy font choice on this announcement.
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North Carolina, see you tonight!
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Nikhil Goyal 14h
. speaking on urban policy and violence at NYU on Thursday
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Matthew Desmond Jan 12
When the Prescription is Not a Medicine but a Home # via
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MacArthur Foundation Jan 11
A conversation with on the violence that some immigrants face after deportation: via
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ValleyPSoja Jan 11
I am part of that 3/4 and it's difficult
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Matthew Desmond Jan 11
Replying to @skyedali
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Matthew Desmond Jan 11
Replying to @DrPhilGoff
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Matthew Desmond Jan 11
No. No. No no no noooooooo
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Matthew Desmond Jan 11
Hard question face
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Bruce Western Jan 10
US prison population down by 21,000 (1.4%) in 2016. Down by 110,000 since peak in 2009. Declines experienced broadly with 31 states and the feds reporting shrinking prison populations over the year.
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Leah Boustan Jan 10
Ok, trying again y’all. We are building a collection of recent or classic books that would provide good food-for-thought for labor economists - think Evicted by . Send me your ideas! 📚 📚 📚
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Melville Trust Jan 10
"The lack of stable housing should be viewed not as an extra detail in the social history, but as a primary medical problem." - Dr. Love this on the role doctors have to play in ending homelessness.
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Marron Institute Jan 10
Jan 18: Don't miss 's launch event for 's new book "Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, The Renewal of City Life, and The Next War on Violence" ft &
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Matthew Desmond Jan 10
Looking forward to this!
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Paul Krugman Jan 10
Replying to @paulkrugman
The one big problem is housing affordability; CA desperately needs to overcome NIMBYism and let more housing get built
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Ellis Monk Jan 9
I'm organizing a session at entitled DuBoisian Sociology: Critical Insights for Theorizing Race and Ethnicity. Still time left to submit your paper!
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David Gillanders Jan 8
Replying to @jenloving23 @HUDgov
We are still working through 40,000 signups in Orange County....6 years after the list closed last time. An entire generation of impoverished people during a critical housing crisis are essentially going to be skipped on these opportunities.
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Matthew Desmond Jan 8
Good advice here. When I was in grad school, I used to periodically re-read my application to remember the motivations that got me there.
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