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"It's the economy stupid!" (tags)
US unemployment at the start of April 2020 is higher than at the peak of the 1929 Great Depression. Trump is to blame for the botched response to the Coronavirus that he initially called a hoax. The real hoax is Trump's commitment to America!
Housing for All (tags)
Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up potential property and prevents speculation. Rents in Vienna are much lower than in Munich. The state must intervene since private developers cannot build affordable units
Vienna: Housing is a Human Right (tags)
Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up potential development land and prevents speculation. Rents in Vienna are half the rents in Munich.
Affordable Rents? A State of Emergency Intensifies (tags)
Rents explode in cities after massive sales of public housing to brutal investors. In 1987, there were 5.5 million social apartments in Germany. Today, there are 1.5 million. Land speculation was prevented in Vienna. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up possible development land.
Against the Rent Madness and For a Nonprofit Orientation! (tags)
The Alternative Housing Summit on Sept 21 in Berlin discussed alternatives to the market-based housing policy. Exploding rents and lack of affordable housing are the most burning social questions. More market is not the solution! Housing for People, not for Profits!
Promote Public Housing! (tags)
A basic principle of the market economy is that the market only reacts to solvent demand, not to needs. If a need is not reflected in a solvent demand, the market simply does not react. The supply side expansion of affordable housing is key, not subject promotion.
Housing as Infrastructure (tags)
Housing as a human right is sometimes superseded by the right of speculation. Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (a Federal program), non-profit or cooperative housing and SROs (single room occupancy) are solutions to the housing crisis.
Sonja Trauss is No Anarchist (tags)
You'll see her name and organization SF BARF associated with some upcoming state legislation.
Nurses Storm The Boulevard To Pressure Trump on the ACA (tags)
The California Nurses Association Rally in Hollywood to save the Affordable Care Act
Nurses Storm The Boulevard To Pressure Trump On the ACA (tags)
The California Nurses Association Rally in Hollywood to save the Affordable Care Act
My letter to JJJ on JJJ (tags)
I wrote this as part of the #PricedOut campaign that's being run as part of a larger push to get JJJ passed. I am leaning toward supporting JJJ, but have these criticisms about the law.
Corporatization of the Tenant Movement (tags)
MakeRoom.org is pushed by a nonprofit housing corporation, Enterprise Community Partners.
San Jose affordable housing law headed to U.S. Supreme Court (tags)
Wealth is really socially produced. The state takes enormous risks and makes massive investments in schools, hospitals, roads, food safety and environmental care to make private wealth possible. Tax justice, closing tax havens and public investment are vital.
Jeremy Corbyn v. David Cameron (tags)
Obama's Latest Demagoguery (tags)
Housing Board Member is an Evicter! (tags)
Got this from CES - get rid of Matthew Jacobs, who is supposed to help create affordable housing. He's a developer who has evicted people to demolish rent controlled housing in the Fairfax district.
MDRC's Rent Reform Assault: Section 8 tenants vs. affordable housing industry (tags)
Section 8 tenants in Los Angeles and around the nation are under assault by a rent reform study taking place that will result in higher rents and a loss of housing vouchers for low-income Section 8 tenants!
Affordable Housing for Families (tags)
A little idea for improving education.
Emergency Services: Enabling Life for Homeless People (tags)
All this talk from politicians (and the non-profit shills that rely on city funding) about how we are enabling people to remain homeless - should be shut down. It is enabling people to stay alive!
Medicare for All - John Geyman M.D. (tags)
In an editorial published by the Huffington Post on January 24, 2013, John Geyman, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, makes a case that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will not be able to fix the continuing problems of rising health care costs...
Milliman Medical Index on Obamacare (tags)
Shameless NYT Defense of Obamacare (tags)
More Evidence Obamacare Ripped Off Americans (tags)
California governor vetoes bills tied to individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act (tags)
California is proceeding with caution in fulfilling the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Gov. Jerry BrownJerry Brown vetoed Assembly bills 961 and 1461 last week to prevent unintended consequences of how the ACA could be changed depending on who will be in the White House after November.
The Supremes and Health Care: Second "Switch in Time" (tags)
In April 1937 Supreme Court Justice Owen Roberts switched sides, stopped voting that minimum-wage laws and the New Deal programs were unconstitutional and got on board with the Roosevelt administration's program to save the court from progressive political attacks. Likewise, current Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote to uphold the Affordable Care Act largely to preserve the court's reputation and neutralize Democrats' attempts to make the court's Republican majority and partisan 5-4 decisions like Citizens United an issue in the 2012 campaign.
BTL:Millions of Americans' Access to Health Care Hinges on Supreme Court's Affordable Care (tags)
Interview with Andrew Gavin Marshall, an independent researcher and writer based in Montreal, conducted by Scott Harris
SB 1220, the poverty pimp's affordable housing sham (tags)
Poor people and the public at large are being urged to immediately contact the members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, to tell the Senators that they should not pass "SB 1220 the HOMeS Act," unless nonprofit housing organizations and nonprofit housing developers in California are banned from imposing minimum income requirements against the poor!
Nonprofit housers mourn the demise of redevelopment agencies (tags)
(This is a repost of this article.)Wealthy so-called 501c3 charity nonprofit developers mourn the demise of California's redevelopment agencies, and are already making plans to lobby the state in an effort to recreate the redevelopment agencies that have made them filthy rich, while exploiting the poor!
Vermont Enacts Conditional Universal Healthcare Coverage (tags)
Jerry Brown Slows the Gentrification Juggernaut (tags)
Did you read the budget proposal?
Remembering Howard Roark (tags)
Howard Roark of "The Fountainhead" sought to develop affordable and comfortable housing. Meet Patrick Jost, a "real life" Howard Roark from Melbourne, Australia!
Updated: Oakland's master plan to displce the poor (tags)
Oakland's master plan to displace the poor is fully in effect! This is the Updated article including the July 20, 2009, statement from attorney Steve Perelson, one of the attorneys representing the tenants at Oakland's historic California Hotel!
California Budget Crisis (tags)
A petition to Governor Schwarzenegger and State Legislature regarding the California budget crisis
San Diego City Council Candidates Debate (tags)
San Diego City Council candidates Stephen Whitburn and Todd Gloria debated at the Hillcrest Town Council September 9. Both are openly Gay men and the debate was held in the center of San Diego's Queer community, but the candidates are otherwise quite different. Gloria emphasized his roots in San Diego and his extensive experience working as a staff member for elected officials, while Whitburn criticized Gloria's support from developers and said his own experience in journalism and the nonprofit sector would make him a better Councilmember.
Building Bridges Radio:NYC Residential Construction: This is What the Bottom Looks Like (tags)
WBAI's Buiding Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINKE
LA Greens Endorsements for Nov. 7 Ballot (tags)
The Los Angeles Greens endorsed Proposition 89 (Clean Money) and Proposition 87 (Oil Tax to Fund Alternative Energy) . Here is the full list of our recommendations for November 7, 2006:
Stewart Alexander Addresses Health Care Reform (tags)
The U.S. has the largest and most expensive health care system in the world and the current system is on the verge of collapse; maybe not in 2006, however it will collapse. Today there are many signs that the system is already unraveling. Many companies are scaling back the health care coverage they offer employees; due to the lack of affordability millions of Americans are uninsured, the high cost will cause many U.S. corporations to close doors, and the future cost of health care coverage will force many local governments and public agencies into bankruptcy.
The Importance of Civil Disobedience in Post-Katrina New Orleans (tags)
Citizens of New Orleans are taking it upon themselves to enforce the right of return with everyday acts of civil disobedience. Public housing residents in particular are fighting back. HUD is attempting to shutter all of public housing in New Orleans, but residents have forced the reopening of Iberville Housing Development, and have attempted reoccupation of two other developments.
More Homeless Funds In Jeporady (tags)
The US House of Representatives will be voting on legislature that may cut affordable housing funds.
99 Cents Workers DEMO (tags)
East Los Angeles, California, March 23rd, a demonstration at a 99 Cents Only Store, in Montebello, was the kickoff of a campaign in support of the 99 Cents Only workers for affordable health care and decent wages.
Roll Back The Rents! Tenant Housing News From Around The Nation! (tags)
An update on tenant housing issues from across the country!
ADOPT A STORE - UFCW 770 (tags)
SOLIDARITY FOREVER - START NOW!
A Visit To La-LAHSA Land (tags)
A local city government meeting turns ugly.
Mass Transition: The Gold Line's Challenge to N.E. Los Angeles (tags)
The new Gold Line light-rail project and gentrification in Northeast Los Angeles From the Arroyo Arts Collective Newsletter vol14, no2 March/April 2003
EMERGENCY: Protest in Long Beach over Student tuition increase (tags)
Protest in Long Beach. 8 a.m. on Monday, December 16 at the Chancellor’s Office located at 400 Golden Shore Avenue in downtown Long Beach.
The Housing Nightmare In Focus (tags)
Tenants Are Taking Charge in California (tags)
A new movement is building across the state of California in response to one of the most severe housing crises in the Country.
Energy Independence Day in San Diego - Audio (tags)
This is audio from the second half of the Energy Independence Day Rally in San Diego. The audio clip is 54 minutes.
Pharmaceutical Companies Sue to Overturn Law Making Affordable AIDS/HIV Drugs (tags)
Sharonann Lynch, an activist with the Health Gap Coalition, who examines the South African drug companies' lawsuit and the precedent the outcome could set for making life-saving drugs affordable across the globe. Listen to RealAudio version of this interview on Between The Lines website www.btlonline.org for week ending 3/16/01