Book Reviews

New Book Sets Record Straight on the VA

Posted October 16, 2018 by Paul Cox

As a Vietnam veteran who served in the Marines between 1968 and 1972, I am all too familiar with the wounds of war Suzanne Gordon describes in her excellent new book.  Like so many people who served in Vietnam, I
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What Neighborhoods Are Best For Affordable Housing?

Posted May 22, 2018 by

The nation’s acute affordable housing shortage has made the neighborhoods chosen for new projects less important. But where new affordable housing is built within cities matters. Affordable housing in “high opportunity” neighborhoods—- mixed-income communities that offer transit access and cultural
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A Stirring Story of Building Grassroots Power

Posted May 1, 2018 by

Despite 50th anniversary stories on the Civil Rights movement and new African-American history museums, many stories of African-Americans overcoming urban racism in the north remain little known. That makes this book on Ernest Thompson, a great community and social justice
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