Can empty houses help solve homelessness?
From A Libertarian Walks into a Bear, which was published in September by PublicAffairs. When Chris Weathersbee, then in his sixties, moved onto the property in Corinth, Vermont, in 1999,…
Collective ownership gives power back to poor farmers
Better living through affordable housing
Can the affordable-housing movement redeem its past failures?
The cost of living in the Bay Area
The fall of New York and the urban crisis of affluence
The present is by common definition the instant between the not yet and the already, a moment as narrow and treacherous as a tightrope. But you might instead define it…
Bill de Blasio gambles on doing the right thing
Israel’s economic settlers in the West Bank
From a May posting to a classifieds website for Stanford University students. The post sought roommates for Startup Castle, a 17,000-square-foot Tudor mansion in Woodside, California. Welcome, friends! We’re building…