YIMBYs look to the free market to solve the housing crisis. But the profit motive is what caused the affordability crunch in the first place.
Karen Narefsky is a community organizer based in Somerville, MA and a contributing editor at Jacobin.
Imagine a future in which many of us live in, and thrive in, quality public housing.
Much of the working class is being forced out into suburbia. We must adapt our organizing strategies to keep up.
Luxury condo development can't solve the affordable housing crisis — only public housing can.
USPS cuts signal yet another advance of the profit-driven corporate model.
Every day, the neoliberal consensus delivers another iteration of the split between public and private that euphemizes its ongoing project of class segregation. It’s no secret that the split extends to public transportation as well.