The Private Equity Press

We should demand a media that covers the lives and struggles of working people — homeless, on the verge of eviction, trying to hang on. And not the glamorous lives of property speculators.

Illustration by Rose Wong.

For years a joke was told among the British media, that journalists covering housing only ever wrote two stories, headlined “House prices fall” or “House prices rise.” This is more revealing than pithy: housing is more than just a commodity, but for decades the press failed to acknowledge this. From the height of the Thatcher […]

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