Housing Can Rescue Cities

Posted May 12, 2020 by

Housing Generates Jobs, Revenue Cities face brutal budget cuts. Layoffs, hiring freezes, and cutbacks in capital projects and ongoing services are inevitable. And with the tourist, restaurant and entertainment industries far from recovery, these revenue engines for urban America are
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The Tenderloin Strikes Back

Posted May 5, 2020 by

Resisting Mayor Breed’s Vision of Tenderloin as Containment Zone On May 4, Hastings College of the Law and Tenderloin residents and small business owners sued San Francisco for failing to implement health care protections in the Tenderloin. The federal lawsuit
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Remaking Cities: The Time is Now!

Posted May 5, 2020 by

Building New Coalitions for Sustainable, Affordable Cities COVID19 offers cities steep challenges and even larger opportunities. The time to seize these opportunities is now. What do Los Angeles’ blue skies, Oakland’s car-free streets, the unhoused moving to hotels, the risky
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“Capital In The 21st Century”–Film Review

Posted May 5, 2020 by

Filmmaker Justin Pemberton’s cinematic adaptation of the Thomas Piketty best-seller “Capital In The 21st Century” definitely should not be dismissed as a desecration of Piketty’s seminal economic analysis.  After all, the Harvard Business Review, for one, wrote about the book
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