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Author Archives: David Prater

Commentary: Making sure RAD isn’t bad for those who need it

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The renovation and reopening of the Allendale apartments in west Baltimore was described as “hallelujah” moment by Carol Payne, the director of the Baltimore region for the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. But a ‘hallelujah’ moment for whom? ...

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A little sense of justice goes a long way

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Low-income people more often than not do not feel that there is justice, equality,or fairness in our system. We do not have to reach accord on the the causes of those sentiments, or even their merits. All we have to acknowledge is that those sentiments are a lot of people's feelings, and those feelings are facts.

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