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Finland is a capitalist paradise
on 7 Dec 2019
, latest 3 hours ago https://www.nytimes.com/2019/1 Paywall but well worth reading.
Cops gone wild
on 7 Dec 2019
, latest 13 hours ago https://www.sun-sentinel.com/l Sent from my iPhone
Making America more like Scandinavia
on 12 Jul 2016
, latest a day ago http://www.theatlantic.com/pol A once powerful demographic group is losing ground in American politics. For most of the countrys history, white Christian Americathe cultural and political edifice built primarily by white Protestant...
More vacant houses than homeless in Bay Area
on 4 Dec 2019
, latest 3 days ago https://sf.curbed.com/2019/12/ Is this evidence of speculation?
SB 50 The More Home Act in 2020
on 3 Dec 2019
, latest 3 days ago Growing Chorus of Leaders Call for State to Act on Comprehensive Housing ReformSacramento, CA – Today, California’s Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Controller Betty Yee, Treasurer Fiona Ma, and Insurance Commissioner...
NYT says don’t blame tech companies for CA housing shortage
on 1 Dec 2019
, latest 4 days ago But don’t blame this economic crisis on the tech bros.The spiraling housing costs in West Coast tech hubs are the result of 40 years of tax and land use policy...
Orinda cops were all out of town the night five people were murdered
on 12 Nov 2019
, latest 9 days ago http://www.mercurynews.com/ori This is even worse than it appears. The Orinda and the Lafayette police departments are both actually contracts with the Contra Costa Sheriffs Office, which also operates the 911...
Chinese capital restrictions cause LA condo sales to plunge
on 22 Nov 2019
, latest 13 days ago Paywallhttps://www.bloomberg.c The Chinese government has restricted the amount of money Chinese nationals can take out of China to $50,000 and vola - condo sales in LA have dropped nearly 40%.