Ben Holtzman

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Benjamin Holtzman is an assistant professor of history at Lehman College. He is the author of The Long Crisis: New York City and the Path to Neoliberalism (Oxford University Press, 2021).
Cover image of Race for Profit

The Age of Predatory Inclusion

A review of Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership, by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

Members of Picture the Homeless protest outside councilwoman's office with signs that read "Organizing for Justice and Respect" and "We Need Housing, not Warehousing."

When the Homeless Took Over

As the homeless and affordable housing crises become a focus on local and national campaigns, we must remember the rich history and critical contributions of homeless organizers.