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David Marcus’s superb appreciation of The Many Philip Roths via
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From rent regulation to social housing, activists are pushing for serious solutions to the affordable-housing crisis.
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The Standard of Pure Abstraction
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“Updike and Bellow hold their flashlights out into the world, reveal the world as it is now,” Roth noted. “I dig a hole and shine my flashlight into the hole.”
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Progressives Are Winning Big in This Year’s Primaries
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93% of the 11,500 youth in the New York City’s child-welfare system are black and Latino.
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"No moralist—even the most fastidious, and Roth wasn’t that—can escape hypocrisy"
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As with both Trump and Brexit there’s a way in which “No” seems to attract people who are just generally pissed off at the government.
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Even after 60 years of freedom, Kossula Oluale still felt chained to his past. in
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“Is this truth I’m delivering up,” Portnoy asks,“or is it just plain kvetching? Or is kvetching for people like me a form of truth?” on Roth:
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Tom Perez Is Exactly What's Wrong with the Democratic Party
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2018: HUD Secretary Ben Carson proposes raising the rent for tenants in subsidized housing as well as enabling public-housing authorities to impose work requirements.
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2012: The Section 8 waiting lists stretch so long that nearly half of them are simply closed.
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2012: The Obama administration creates the Rental Assistance Demonstration program, which authorizes the transformation of public housing into private-sector Section 8 housing.
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2007: The housing market crashes. Nearly 3 million homes are foreclosed on in both 2009 and 2010.
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2005: HUD conducts its first official point-in-time count of homeless people in the country.
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1996: Bill Clinton announces the “one strike and you’re out” initiative to evict public-housing tenants who have criminal convictions.
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1992: Congress authorizes the HOPE VI urban-revitalization demonstration program to provide grants to support low-rise, mixed-income housing rather than high-rise public housing to address a severe lack of funding for repairs.
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1986: Reagan introduces the low-income housing tax credit, which remains the primary source of federal funding for low-cost housing today.
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