The Anderson Files

YIMBYs and housing justice

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If you spend more than 30% of your income on housing, the federal government says you are “cost-burdened.” You are paying too much. According...

Solidarity for All

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Slain activist Vivian Silver preached peace — not just pretty words — for Palestinians and Israelis

How the Green New Deal wins

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This month, the U.S. House passed the most comprehensive pro-labor legislation since the 1930s. The PRO (Protecting the Right to Organize) Act would significantly...

Organized labor; our sanity depends on it

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Across the country, Democratic candidates ran on much more progressive platforms this year as compared to the last three election cycles, according to an...

Dilemma 2020

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Trump might be re-elected. He is highly unpopular but his Democratic opponent might end up being just as unpopular after a likely vicious campaign....

U.S. aid to suppress Palestinians and democracy

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Something unprecedented is happening in U.S.-Israeli relations. There has been a mainstream cliché that Israel is “the only democracy in the Middle East.” It...

The pendulum swings

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A year after Trump was elected president, we finally have something to smile about. This month’s elections brought a tidal wave of victories for Democrats...

Triptych and Trump

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The uproar over Russian meddling in the U.S. election diverts our attention from the larger phenomenon of Russia’s support for far right movements in...

Misinformation during the coronavirus pandemic

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The Trump years have been a long, bad LSD trip directed by David Lynch. Then COVID-19 arrived and we feel like lonely figures in...

Biden and a progressive future

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Hope just means another world is possible, not promised, not guaranteed. Hope calls for action; action is impossible without hope. — Rebecca Solnit For many...

The free market fascist assassination on D.C.’s Embassy Row

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When the U.S. was attacked on September 11, 2001, people in Chile remembered another 9/11 in 1973. That's when Chile's democratically elected government led...

How a landmark Green New Deal victory was won

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With climate chaos accelerating and extreme weather disasters happening nearly every day, it’s easy to become depressed. Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act was a first...