During a dire housing crisis, new reporting shows New York City landlords are keeping tens of thousands of rent-stabilized apartments vacant. It’s not the first time landlords have mobilized to erode the city’s affordable housing stock.
Brian J. Sullivan is a housing attorney and labor activist. He lives in New York City.
Video games are the most popular entertainment media on the planet — and one of the American war machine’s most effective propaganda tools.
Rent control means more money and control for renters and less for landlords. It’s why they hate it — and why we should fight for it.
Steve Bannon sees video games as a natural terrain for the far right. But between unionizing game workers and increasingly political games, there’s room for the socialist left in gaming, too.
Video games can and should be full of interesting politics. So why aren’t they?