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Roosevelt House Faculty Associate Pamela Falk from South Korea: “Kim Jong-un Acts Out Again”

Posted on May 27th, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Publication News

Professor and Roosevelt House Faculty Associate Pamela Falk writes in the New Yorker of the recently canceled trip of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to North Korea. The visit was canceled by…  

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New Book by Faculty Associate Sanford Schram – “The Return of Ordinary Capitalism”

Posted on May 7th, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Publication News

Faculty Associate Sanford Schram has a new book out September 2015 – The Return of Ordinary Capitalism: Neoliberalism, Precarity, Occupy (Oxford). As Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward argued in the…  

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RH Faculty Associates, Freudenberg, Leung, Angotti analyze how cities can reduce diet-related diseases and food insecurity

Posted on April 27th, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Publication News

What role can cities play in food policy? A new series of papers in the April issue of the British journal Public Health by Hunter College faculty and their international…  

For Earth Day, Roosevelt House Publishes Issue Briefs on Climate Injustice

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Publication News, Roosevelt House General News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY, April 22, 2015 – Timed to coincide with Earth Day 2015, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College is publishing three new Issue Briefs…  

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Ida Susser and Filip A. Stabrowski – “Unaffordable Housing: A Case Study

Posted on February 10th, 2015 · Posted in Publication News

In this, the third brief in the Roosevelt House series on Affordable Housing, “Unaffordable Housing: A Case Study,” Professors Ida Susser (Anthropology) and Filip Stabrowski (Anthropology) analyze past administrations’ housing policies while suggesting…  

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Housing and Gentrification: The Changing Nature of Chinatown

Faculty Opinion Piece. Bill de Blasio’s message in the State of the City speech today is no doubt welcomed by many in the city. Affordable housing is crucial in keeping…  

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Peter Kwong and Samuel Stein: “Preserve and Protect Chinatown”

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 · Posted in Publication News

In this, the second brief in the Roosevelt House series on Affordable Housing, “Preserve and Protect Chinatown,” Peter Kwong (Distinguished Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter) and Samuel Stein (Adjunct Professor…  

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Matthew G. Lasner – “Affordable Housing in New York City: Then and Now”

Posted on January 26th, 2015 · Posted in Publication News

“Affordable Housing in New York City: Then and Now,” is an Issue Brief by Matthew Gordon Lasner, Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs & Planning at Hunter College, which provides a…  

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Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice

Posted on August 13th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

How can we confront the problems of diminished democracy, pervasive economic inequality, and persistent global poverty? Is it possible to fulfill the dual aims of deepening democratic participation and achieving…  

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Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat – Food Assistance in the Great Depression (Revised and Expanded)

Posted on August 13th, 2014 · Posted in Publication News

At no time during the Great Depression was the contradiction between agriculture surplus and widespread hunger more wrenchingly graphic than in the government’s attempt to raise pork prices through the…