Cut or commit time for the Berkeley Way project

March 7, 2018

Is it time to suspend the BRIDGE/BFHP development at Berkeley Way?

CA SB827: What would Marx say?

March 7, 2018

California Senate Bill SB827 proposes to radically up-zone large parts of urban California, whether local jurisdictions want it or not. Some proponents of the bill claim this will spur development in exclusive, rich neighborhoods, sparing poorer neighborhoods. Such proponents are silly: the bill is very much an attack on lower income neighborhoods.

The infrastructure trap

February 9, 2018

Berkeley's tendency towards "pothole politics" is a game for suckers: the emerging federal infrastructure bill is a trap.

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