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Zacharia Wahls

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Zacharia Wahls is an Iowa state senator, and American LGBTQ+ activist and author.
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Evicted
Poverty and Profit in the American City
Matthew Desmond - 2017-02-28 (first published in 2016)
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In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st-century America's most devastating problems. Its unforgettable sc...
Zacharia Wahls
2020-08-04T14:41:26.000Z
The wave of national evictions that will happen over the next month is going to be devastating and the effects will be long-lasting. @just_shelter's book "Evicted" is worth your time. Here are my notes from when I first read it in 2017:      source
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Janesville
An American Story
Amy Goldstein - 2018-01-02 (first published in 2017)
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* Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year * 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year * A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post Notable Book * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2017 * An Economist Best Book of 2017 * A Business Insider Best Book of 2017 * “A gripping story of psychological defeat an...
Zacharia Wahls
2019-07-31T02:02:01.000Z
The best book I've read on this question RE: re-training after factory closures is Janesville by Amy Goldstein.      source
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