Little-Used Community Land Trust Model for Affordable Housing May See Big Boost

Little-Used Community Land Trust Model for Affordable Housing May See Big Boost

Council Member Rivera (photo: John McCarten/City Council) By Emma Whitford, Gotham Gazette Manhattan City Council Member Carlina Rivera is part of a growing coalition of Council members pushing for city government’s first major commitment to a seldom-utilized affordable housing model. In the face of rapid gentrification, they say, the city should invest $850,000 in Community […]

Workers to Amazon: ‘We are not robots!’

Workers to Amazon: ‘We are not robots!’

The e-commerce giant Amazon is worth a trillion dollars. But the megacorporation is not into sharing–least of all with the Amazon workers whose labor produces all this profit. No U.S. Amazon facility is unionized. By By Joyce Chediac,  Liberation Amazon workers are subjected to dangerous, exhausting and stressful conditions. This includes mandatory 70-hour work weeks […]