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The Scarlet E, Episode 3: "Landlords & Tenants"

The Scarlet E, Episode 3: "Landlords & Tenants"

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. This is the dollars-and-cents episode of The Scarlet E, in which On the Media sets their sights on the practicalities and pitfalls of housing America’s poor families in the private rental market.

The Scarlet E, Episode 2: "40 Acres"

The Scarlet E, Episode 2: "40 Acres"

WNYC Studios

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Eviction isn't without its own historical context. In vulnerable communities of people of color, displacement and denial of housing are phenomena centuries in the making. This episode maps the persistent line between racist housing policies, localized profiteering, and the devastating plunder of generations of wealth. 

The Scarlet E, Episode 1: "Why?"

The Scarlet E, Episode 1: "Why?"

WNYC Studios

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. We have an eviction epidemic in this country. We’ve had one for a long time. And in this new four-part series from On the Media, host Brooke Gladstone will seek out the why and the wherefore — in search, ultimately, of a cure.

It's Complicated

It's Complicated

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 7. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Some Brooklynites are wrestling with their own role in gentrification. Changes may be welcomed, but they come with mixed emotions for many.

Trickery, Fraud and Deception

Trickery, Fraud and Deception

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 6. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. In the fast moving world of Brooklyn real estate, for some it feels more like the Wild West – developers and investors looking to cash in on the gold rush don't always play by the rules.

Williamsburg, What's Good?

Williamsburg, What's Good?

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 5. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. How does a tidal wave of money and fast-shifting demographics affect the people who share a neighborhood?

Here's the Plan

Here's the Plan

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 4. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Mayor de Blasio's plan to rezone East New York is his way of controlling the gentrification machine -- so what does the zoning plan actually look like?

Turf Wars

Turf Wars

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 3. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. What did East New York look like before Mayor de Blasio declared it the neighborhood where the city's future begins?

'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'

'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 2. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Since the late 1960s, outsiders have known East New York for its low median income and high crime rates. But 120,000 people call it home. 

Mouth to Ear

Mouth to Ear

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 1. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The NationGentrification is something everyone is talking about, but what is it? When a neighborhood changes, how does it happen and why? And who decides? This new podcast takes an in-depth look at the gentrification of Brooklyn, and the role race plays in the process.