Episode

12/14 Jesse A. Myerson: How to Get Rid of Your Landlord

December 14, 2015

Interview with journalist Jesse A. Myerson joins us to discuss his recent piece for The Nation How to Get Rid of Your Landlord and Socialize American Housing, in 3 Easy Steps (7:12). How private real estate value is created by public goods (8:47). Enclosure of the commons, and the relationship between communities, housing, schools, and race (11:12). Myerson’s three policy solutions (21:48). Bernie Sanders’ pro public goods candidacy (33:07).

On The Fun Half: Why Bernie Sanders matters more than Donald Trump in the long run. Trump claims Cruz is bought by Oil companies. What’s inside the Paris climate deal. Is Ben Carson a secret member of the Wu Tang Clan? And your calls and IMs

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