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The Wealth Hiding in Your Neighborhood

From country farmland to big city skyscrapers, absentee billionaires may be hiding wealth in your town — and driving up your cost of living. By Chuck Collins Source: OtherWords The rich are hiding trillions in wealth. You’ve probably heard about … Continue reading

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Rent Strikes: ‘together we can defeat the housing market’

By Matt Broomfield Source: RoarMag.org As they revive a long-dormant form of protest, rent strikers in London and San Francisco must learn lessons from the great strikes of the 20th century. When you can no longer afford to pay your … Continue reading

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A Phony Victim, and a Lot of Real Ones

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society In a recent open letter to the mayor (Julia Carrie Wong, “San Francisco tech worker: ‘I don’t want to see homeless riff-raff,’“ The Guardian, Feb. 17), entitled tech bro Justin Keller … Continue reading

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