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Inequality Has Gotten So Bad That We’re Offshoring Our Grandparents

Inequality Has Gotten So Bad That We’re Offshoring Our Grandparents

Katherine Stewart

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Co-published with The Nation. Americans can’t afford to retire in the United States, so many are moving south of the border, trading one form of inequity for another.

There Went the Neighborhood

There Went the Neighborhood

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 9. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. The team behind There Goes the Neighborhood talks about what they've learned, and the way forward in a post-gentrified Brooklyn.

Our Town

Our Town

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 8. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Gentrification has many New Yorkers asking the same question: Is there still a place for me in this city?

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

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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?

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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'

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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

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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.

Hedge Funds With Schools Attached

Hedge Funds With Schools Attached

Astra Taylor

FEATURE

Co-published with The NationUniversities are becoming billion-dollar hedge funds, but students are beginning to fight back.

Who Takes Care of the Nanny’s Kids?

Who Takes Care of the Nanny’s Kids?

Alissa Quart

FEATURE | PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The Nation with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Photography by Alice Proujansky supported by EHRP. When only US wages can support families in the Global South, parents and children divide to survive.

The GOP’s Drug-Testing Dragnet

The GOP’s Drug-Testing Dragnet

Isabel MacDonald

FEATURE

Co-published with The Nation. Republicans and industry profiteers are targeting high school students, welfare applicants and the unemployed.