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Aaron Fernando

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Aaron Fernando is an independent journalist covering grassroots movements and solidarity economy projects, with a focus on land, policy, and monetary innovation. He is also an organizer in Ithaca, New York, focused on housing justice, works at a nonprofit doing energy and climate communications, loves speculative fiction, and can be found on a cooperative instance of Mastodon at @[email protected]
A Black woman in blue flowered dress and dusty pink hijab speaks into several microphones. In foreground, blurry, are news cameras. The woman is part of a large group at a rally, carrying signs promoting rent stabilization and saying "Home to Stay MPLS"
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Affordable Housing Sector Split on Rent Control

In the Twin Cities, where voters have recently supported rent control, most nonprofit housing developers have stayed silent, and some have openly lined up with the developers and landlords who oppose it.

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Will ‘Critical Race Theory’ Attacks Undermine Urban Planning Education?

Laws meant to restrict professors from discussing how race has shaped public policy could target the factual discussion of housing policy and its history—but professors say they don’t intend to go along.