National Politics

Democratic Cities Failing on Climate Change

Posted December 3, 2019 by

Local Politicians Deny Housing Policy is Climate Policy The United Nations Emissions Gap Report found last week that “countries collectively failed to stop the growth in global GHG emissions, meaning that deeper and faster cuts are now required.” The report
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Pushing For A Fare-r Deal For Riders

Posted October 15, 2019 by

This piece first appeared in Streetsblog USA Transit can raise ridership and improve service while avoiding regressive fare hikes, experts say. Transit agencies can reverse the trend of falling ridership and maintain or even boost revenue — if they eschew
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Are “Progressive” Homeowners Really Progressive?

Posted October 1, 2019 by

Seattle Election Tests Homeowner Priorities Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have all called for an end to exclusionary single-family home zoning.  People’s Action did the same in its “A National Homes Guarantee.” Momentum is building to end these
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