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Review: Desmond’s Evicted

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Matthew Desmond An examination into how housing insecurity leads to general insecurity and upends lives. A brilliant book. It follows a number of different people in the Milwaukee area struggling with housing … Continue reading

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Review: Collier’s Bottom Billion

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It Paul Collier Here is the basic argument – while it sucks to be poor in countries like India, India is heading for relative prosperity, … Continue reading

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