- December 2, 2015
This post originally appeared at The Huffington Post. There's an old corruption joke that you'll find variations of in India, in Nigeria, in China -- I've heard versions from everywhere. A bureaucrat from China visits an Indian counterpart and sees the beautiful home and asks, "how did you get this beautiful house?" The Indian functionary answers, "Can you see that bridge?" "Yes" "10 percent," says the bureaucrat, smugly. Then, a decade later, the Indian counterpart returns the ...
- November 5, 2015Here in New York, the exploding prices in a downtown neighborhood are further proof of the income inequality that plagues American cities.
- December 9, 2014Bill asked people to write in with their own stories after our report on how wealthy investors are driving up real estate values in New York City and pushing out working people of ordinary means.
- November 28, 2014The architectural critic talks about why more residential skyscrapers are being built, what impact their having on the city and the trouble with trying to limit their heights.
- November 28, 2014 | Moyers & CompanyFrom luxury skyscrapers -- taller, more expensive and exclusive than ever before -- the dark shadows of plutocracy are spreading across the commons of democracy.
- November 28, 2014See groups and organizations focused on affordable housing and responsible real estate development in New York City.
- September 18, 2014According to the Census Bureau, the Big Apple is now the most unequal city in the US.
- July 7, 2014A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...