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The Epistemic Geographies of Homelessness

For the last couple of years I have been working to better understand the epistemic geographies constituting the politics of homelessness in Canada. After following the rise of policy models such as Housing First it became more apparent to me that calculative practices, particularly ones that measure social costs, have proven instrumental in transforming social service systems addressing chronic homelessness. 238 more words

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NLIHC’s Advocacy Guide for the Election Season

Over the next few months, affordable housing and community development organizations have an opportunity to influence a number of critical issues before Congress and to help break through the noise of the Presidential campaigns to make affordable housing an election issue. 183 more words

News Round-up

LAGOS DEVELOPMENT: HOW WELL THE FAR OF 2011 LAGOS TENANCY LAW?

The effectiveness of any enabling law for any society can only be enhanced by periodic evaluation including the 2011 Lagos tenancy law which was introduced by the Tenancy Bill in 2009 to the Lagos State House of Assembly. 1,637 more words

Architecture

The Rabid Right is Too Polite

There is a certain type of thinker on the Rabid Right. You know, the kind of person who never misses an opportunity to blame the Democrats for their follies in the most vitriolic of terms. 1,229 more words

Everyone's A Little Bit Racist

Bad Habits

Everyone has bad habits. This includes bad online habits. Whether it’s reading the headlines, checking stock quotes, following sports, betting on fantasy football, catching up on celebrity gossip, watching cat videos, or… 722 more words

Everyone's A Little Bit Racist

On the Inherent Power of Objects; or, The Fetishism of the Left

I withdraw today, a bit, from the endless flow of current events. Diverting as they are, my interest is tempered by my knowledge of the iron law of newspaper journalism: There will always be… 1,222 more words

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