The history of displacement and housing politics in Berkeley with census data.
Follow up to my previous article on the absurdity of nonprofit positions on parking by going into depth about the various degrees of the NPIC.
Reflections on the recent burglaries, what types of crime capture our attention and how to actually prevent crime versus creating more crime.
Of course banning cars isn't a winning message in the U.S., that's why you don't ban the car, you just ban what cars use.
I take on the endless debate between transit activists about which one matters more.
Recalling a moment where I opted for empathy instead of retribution and how better society would be if we all did the same.
I use Census data from 1940 to 2020 and historical research to tell the history of Black people in Berkeley, California and the origins of zoning…
It's incoherent to oppose traffic enforcement and support automobile hegemony if you're a progressive.
It's time to stop playing games with city governments who lack the willpower to make their streets safer and employ tactical approaches instead.
If you think of gentrification as coffee shops and bike lanes then you don't understand gentrification at all. It's about what's inside, not outside.
I use the Census to track how development and population growth interacts with Black displacement in Oakland and where Black people are going
We should want more/less vacancies depending on the kind of vacancies we're talking about but nobody likes to specify