Capital City

Today, I went to a book reading by Samuel Stein, the author of Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State. He has an interesting take on the problems of affordable housing in many urban environments. And he offers a basket of big solutions within our existing system, while at the same time advocating for a radical solution of public ownership. It was also interesting to see city councilors and council candidates from Boston, Cambridge and Somerville there, along with a state representative.

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