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Rebecca Nathanson

Rebecca Nathanson is a freelance journalist based in New York. She has written for Al Jazeera America, n+1, NewYorker.com, The Nation, The Progressive, RollingStone.com, The Village Voice, and more.

Year-round residents and wealthy summer visitors lock horns over housing and fighting erosion on an island off the coast of Massachusetts. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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(Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan)

To alleviate their funding woes and the wider affordable housing crisis, city libraries are selling off land to real-estate developers. Is this privatization gambit worth the risk?  Read more

Economic Policy

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(Photo: Sipa USA via AP/Albin Lohr-Jones)

In the working-class Manhattan neighborhood of Inwood, community organizers who beat back plans for a high-rise luxury apartment building are taking their affordable housing campaign city-wide. Read more

Economic Policy