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Matthew Desmond
Sociologist , Contributing writer , Author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. The Eviction Lab is coming ...
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Replying to @just_shelter
Your talk is close to the worst eviction hostspot in the city, too.
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Jake Silverstein 8h
Second NYT for Kids section has arrived!! With a cover story on gene editing. (Related: I now understand gene editing.) On newsstands tmrw
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Emily Cohen 24h
Join us at to hear talk about Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City on 11/29. Raising awareness and resources for the Heading Home Campaign!
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Matthew Desmond Nov 17
We’re hiring a Statistician/Quantitative Analyst. Please spread the word!
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Matthew Desmond Nov 17
Things are not good
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Clint Smith Nov 17
This is a really really important thread. The GOP tax bill is devastating for graduate students. Difficult to overstate how much it would decimate the infrastructure of higher education.
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Carlos Lozada Nov 17
The most enlightening, irritating, daring and disturbing books I read in 2017 -- and the best one, too:
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Ken Armstrong Nov 16
2 months ago, Milwaukee’s ex-sheriff Clarke answered a Q about the cost of his round-the-clock home security with: “Fuck you and the horse you rode in on.” now has the answer: $450K.
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Clint Smith Nov 16
Shout out Jesmyn Ward for winning her second National Book Award & for always lifting up the voices of black folks from the South. Without question one of our country’s most important writers.
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Diane Yentel Nov 16
GOP tax plans could slash production of affordable housing as supply nears historic lows via
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Ali Solis Nov 16
Another way the House tax bill hurts ordinary Americans
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Ro Khanna Nov 16
At a time when so many Californians are struggling to pay rent, the last thing we need is a tax plan that eliminates funding for affordable housing.
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Laura Kusisto Nov 16
GOP tax plans could slash production of affordable housing as supply nears historic lows via
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Clark Ziegler Nov 15
We have plenty to learn from other states: the "missing middle" is a critical problem in Massachusetts, too. Maybe a new focus for FHLB Boston's affordable housing design competition?
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Matthew Desmond Nov 15
Yes! So brilliant!
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Tenants Together Nov 15
Our elders are dying because of evictions: via
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Mikki Kendall Nov 15
I have developed a new game of traumatizing East Coast friends with Midwest real estate prices.
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Lisa Lucas Nov 15
Good morning and HAPPY NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS DAY! 📚💃🏾🌟
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Matthew Desmond Nov 14
Looking forward to being back in the Bay Area soon
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