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Reverse Darwinian Selection Afflicts Trump’s Washington

This administration always chooses the worst and the dumbest

Mike Lofgren ·

'A National Disgrace': Minimum Wage Workers Can't Afford Two-Bedroom Apartment In Any State or City in the US

"So long as there is a national housing shortage," says Rep. Ayanna Pressley, "the American Dream remains largely deferred."

Julia Conley ·

'Dangerous and Disgraceful': HUD Proposal Would Let Homeless Shelters Turn Away Trans People

Critics condemned the proposal as "yet another example of tragic cruelty of this administration."

Jessica Corbett ·

In Show of 'Breathtaking Cruelty,' Trump White House Unveils Plan That Would Evict Tens of Thousands of Children From Public Housing

"Another despicable action by the Trump administration to disrupt communities and separate families."

Julia Conley ·

‘Purity Tests’: How Corporate Media Describe Progressives Standing Up for Principles

The phrase is code for elites being pressured in ways they don’t like, and is often a shield against legitimate criticism of corruption or dependence on corporate power

Alan MacLeod ·

'Commendable, If Not Overdue': HUD Files Charges Against Facebook for Virtual Redlining

"Using a computer to limit a person's housing choices can be just as discriminatory as slamming a door in someone's face."

Eoin Higgins ·

Another Day, Another Disaster. And Another, And Another...

It’s as if the country’s being run by Beetlejuice.

Michael Winship ·

In Latest Attack on Fair Housing Act, Carson Moves to Gut Anti-Segregation Rule

"Without this rule, communities will not do the work to eliminate discrimination and segregation."

Julia Conley ·

'Glut of Overpriced Apartments' Has Made Rents Fall for Rich, Soar for Poor in Cities Nationwide

In some U.S. metro areas, rents for low-income residents have increased by more than 40 percent since 2011, new data shows

Jessica Corbett ·

Trump’s Policy Agenda Is an All-Out War on Kids

If you’re not part of Trump’s family or the corporate class he works for, his agenda is bad for our children. Not just someone else’s children — our children.

George Goehl ·

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