Category Archives: Op-Ed

Op-Ed: “The Poor Are Being Barred from Voting, and That’s Unconstitutional”

Op-Ed: Robert Reich, The Poor Are Being Barred from Voting, and That’s Unconstitutional, Newsweek, Nov. 21, 2017.

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Good op-ed: “The left reconsiders zoning”

Good op-ed: Ilya Somin, The left reconsiders zoning, Wash. Post, Nov. 21, 2017.

Op-Ed co-authored by Cory Booker on Landlord-Tenant Issues: “Bills would help end ‘renter hell’”

Op-Ed by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and state Sen. Ron Rice, Bills would help end ‘renter hell’, USA Today, Nov. 18, 2017.

Op-Ed: “The tale of two Targets, a Baltimore segregation story”

Op-Ed: Maggie Master, The tale of two Targets, a Baltimore segregation story, Baltimore Sun, Nov. 20, 2017.

Op-Ed: “I’m the Last Man Standing in My Rent-Controlled Building”

David Foxley, I’m the Last Man Standing in My Rent-Controlled Building, Architectural Digest, October 13, 2017. [A native of East Harlem is fighting to remain at his lifelong home while in the crosshairs of gentrification]

[Self-promoting post] New Op-ed: “The Previously Unrecognized Costs of Booze, Women, and Movies: Thank you Sen. Chuck Grassley for explaining why people are not rich”

[Self-promoting post] New Op-ed: Ezra Rosser, The Previously Unrecognized Costs of Booze, Women, and Movies: Thank you Sen. Chuck Grassley for explaining why people are not rich, CommonDreams, Dec. 5, 2017.

Op-Ed: “Ending Medical Tax Break Could Be a ‘Gut Punch’ to Middle Class”

Kate Zernike, Abby Goodnough, Ending Medical Tax Break Could Be a ‘Gut Punch’ to Middle Class, New York Times, November 8, 2017. [“…eliminating the medical-expense deduction would hit the middle class squarely…”]

Op-Ed: “Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale”

Michael Kimmelman, Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale, New York Times, November 11, 2017. [“The Texas city’s response to a powerful storm says much about polarized visions of the country and diverging attitudes towards cities, race, liberty, and science.”]

Op-Ed: Ron Haskins on Work Requirements and Medicaid

Op-Ed: Ron Haskins, More Work, More Self-Sufficiency, Brookings, Nov. 14, 2017.

Op-Ed: “They’re Rich but Trying to Reach Beyond the Money Bubble”

Paul Sullivan, They’re Rich but Trying to Reach Beyond the Money Bubble, New York Times, November 7, 2017. [“Not only has a gulf grown between the haves and the have-nots, but so has the gap between the haves and the have-mores.”]