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Vancouver Needs More Housing

morehousing.ca is a daily blog about how Vancouver needs more housing. Housing in Vancouver is maddeningly scarce and expensive, making us poorer and worse off. We regulate new housing like a nuclear power plant, and we tax it like a gold mine.
posted by russilwvong on Mar 17, 2024 - 0 comments


This digital history project reveals a comprehensive history of housing discrimination and segregation across the US' North and West. Complicating the notion that most racist policies existed only in the Jim Crow south, Unvarnished includes a national narrative on how racist policies and practices created a segregated nation, along with six "local spotlight" stories for Appleton, WI; West Hartford, CT; Brea, CA; Naperville, IL; Oak Park, IL; and Columbus, OH. [more inside]
posted by Miko on Jun 1, 2022 - 2 comments

Dignity: A novel about foreclosure ghost towns and revolution

I've had only unhappy experiences with the publishing houses, so I'm putting out my new novel using a home-made publishing company. The book is called Dignity, and it tells the story of little communities rising up within abandoned tract houses and foreclosure ghost towns in the deserts and exurbs around California's sprawling cities. If you're interested in sustainable housing and terrorism and gnostic Christianity and organic farming and the origins of the Pauline epistles and the evils of social media, this might be for you. [more inside]
posted by kenlayne on May 13, 2011 - 3 comments

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