The Trump fortune was built off theft — from workers, from the state, and from the commons.
Samuel Stein is a PhD student in geography at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.
We need bold new transit projects. But Bill de Blasio’s streetcar plan shows we won't get them by catering to private developers.
Bill de Blasio has put forward some progressive policies as New York City mayor. But he's also primed the pump for real estate and finance.
By embracing inclusionary zoning, Mayor de Blasio gets to put forth a big, bold plan for reducing inequalities without challenging capitalists.