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Why Was California’s Radical Housing Bill so Unpopular?

The legislation could have upended a century of racial housing politics. But it was doomed from the start.

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April 20 2018 1:05 PMDonald Trump Did Something Smart Today. It Involved Oil.
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April 19 2018 5:22 PMThe Democrats Keep Coming Up With New Health Care Plans. That’s a Good Sign.
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April 18 2018 10:00 AMWhy Are Credit Card Numbers on the Back Now?The trend has taken off in recent years. Here’s why.
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April 16 2018 12:59 PMTrump Contradicts His Own Administration, Accuses China of Manipulating Its Currency
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April 11 2018 5:01 PMHow to Make Fair Housing Truly FairPay people to integrate America’s most-segregated neighborhoods.
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April 10 2018 11:30 AMWhy Is Uber Buying an Electric-Bike Company?Because short car trips are costing it a fortune—and riders might be seduced by a bicycle with some extra oomph.
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April 5 2018 3:13 PMThe Atlantic “Parts Ways” With Kevin Williamson Over Women-Should-Be-Hanged Comments
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April 4 2018 12:53 PMYou Can Learn a Lot About an American City by Who’s Leaving It
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April 2 2018 6:47 PMIowa Is Trying Out a Bold New Plan to Discriminate Against Patients With Pre-Existing Conditions
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April 2 2018 5:24 PMPublic Shaming Won’t Stop SinclairThe local-news broadcaster has ignited public outrage by making its journalists rail against “fake news.” Its viewers won’t care.
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March 28 2018 3:04 PMDonald Trump Wants to Get Revenge on Jeff Bezos by Messing With Amazon’s Taxes
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March 22 2018 5:26 PMThe Stock Market Tanked Thursday Because Donald Trump Wants a Trade War With China
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March 22 2018 9:07 AMCities Are Trying to Make Housing More Affordable—by Making Some Rents More Pricey
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March 20 2018 10:28 PMCongress Probably Won’t Pass a Bill to Stabilize Obamacare—And That’s OK
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March 15 2018 3:55 PMDonald Trump Insists We Have a Trade Deficit With Canada. We Do Not.
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April 20 2018 9:30 AMAsk for MoreCould this Berkeley website have found a new model for sustainable local news?
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April 19 2018 1:13 PMWhy the Starbucks Racial Bias Training Is More Than Just Good PRWithout an open, inclusive environment, the company can’t make money.
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April 17 2018 2:51 PMSan Francisco: “We Cannot Overstate” Danger of Scooters
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April 16 2018 9:38 AMBroom With a ViewRome is dirty and broke. African migrants are cleaning it up.
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April 10 2018 7:25 PMGood Times in America for Homeowners, Bad Times for Renters
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April 9 2018 4:03 PMI’m Sorry You Work for SinclairLocal journalists want to show solidarity with TV reporters at the conservative-owned company. Is that why they’re not holding Sinclair accountable?
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April 4 2018 1:28 PMTrump Does Not Understand Trade, Chapter XXXIII
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April 4 2018 9:49 AMWow. Look at These Astounding Photos of Abandoned Dockless Vehicles in America.
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April 2 2018 6:08 PMAn Extremely Short and Clear Explanation of Why Americans Haven’t Noticed Their Tax Cuts
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March 29 2018 5:29 PMDonald Trump Insists Amazon Is Ripping Off the Postal Service. It’s Not.
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March 23 2018 8:25 PMTrump’s Global Trade War Is Morphing Into a Showdown With China. For Now.
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March 22 2018 4:33 PMThe Big Spending Bill Will Stop Restaurants From Stealing Their Workers’ Tips
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March 21 2018 7:12 PMMick Mulvaney’s Latest Scandal Makes Him Look Like a Craven Hypocrite
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March 18 2018 1:27 PMA Prefabricated TragedyThe collapse of a superbridge in Florida shows how an entire philosophy of building can go wrong.
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March 15 2018 1:49 PMWhat Should You Do if a Flight Attendant Tells You to Put Your Dog in an Overhead Bin?A guide to arguing on an airplane when you know you’re in the right.

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