Rebecca Burns is an award-winning investigative reporter whose work has appeared in The Baffler, the Chicago Reader, The Intercept and other outlets. She is a contributing editor at In These Times. Follow her on Twitter @rejburns.
More articles by Rebecca Burns
As the Housing Crisis Explodes, the Trump Admin Is Quietly Undoing Its “Eviction Moratorium”
Following a pressure campaign from landlords and real estate groups, the Trump administration is giving landlords more leeway to evict tenants.
Tenants Just Won a Nationwide Eviction Ban. They're Still Fighting to Cancel Rent.
President Trump's surprise eviction moratorium is an election hail-mary. But to stave off a disastrous housing crisis, organizers say Democrats—including Joe Biden—must embrace bolder measures.
In 1971, Nixon Passed a Rule to Doom the Post Office. Now, It’s Finally Happening.
The Post Office used to be federally funded. Then, Republicans passed legislation requiring it to "pay for itself."
Trump’s Order Says Immigrant Families Can Be Jailed Together, But What They Deserve Is Freedom
The president's new executive order is clear: The incarceration of parents and children will continue--and likely expand.
Making Trade Work for Everyone
Voters aren't happy with the reality of free trade--and Democrats are starting to listen
How Russia-Obsessed Democrats Set the Stage for Trump’s Disastrous Violation of the Iran Deal
Leading Democrats have bundled their push for a tough stance on Russia with escalation towards Iran.
Michael Arria and Sarah Lazare