Tag: john atlas
Sowing Seeds of Change: Q&A with John Atlas
sat down recently with John Atlas, NHI board president and author of Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America's Most Controversial Antipoverty Community Organizing Group, to discuss the organization itself, as well as organizing on a national level, tensions between organizing and development, and lessons learned from the downfall of the once-powerful antipoverty organization.
A roundup of the NHI conference Saving Affordable Housing: A Critical Examination of Successful Models, and other news notes.
It’s Time for a “Justice” Movement for Affordable Housing, Led by...
Neoliberalism is not the answer to our problems; but neither is a poorly thought out populism.
Rational Decision-Making To Balance Ideological Extremes
Housing activists must be prepared to confront the kinds of political issues that Atlas has raised – and to give content to the kind of "populist" approach he has recommended.