Articles by

Samuel Stein

Samuel Stein is a PhD student in geography at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

How the Trumps Got Rich

Aug 04

  • Samuel Stein

The Trump fortune was built off theft — from workers, from the state, and from the commons.

The Streetcar Hustle

Feb 19

  • Samuel Stein

We need bold new transit projects. But Bill de Blasio’s streetcar plan shows we won't get them by catering to private developers.

La Guardia’s Heir

Mar 25

  • Samuel Stein

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.

De Blasio’s Doomed Housing Plan

Oct 03

  • Samuel Stein

By embracing inclusionary zoning, Mayor de Blasio gets to put forth a big, bold plan for reducing inequalities without challenging capitalists.