Alexander Gourse is a doctoral student in the history department at Northwestern University. Before returning to graduate school, he worked as a paralegal, defending homeowners against predatory mortgage lenders, and did freelance writing for In These Times and other publications.
Old War on New Deal
The new book Invisible Hands reveals how quickly conservatives organized to challenge New Deal liberalism.
The Subprime Bait and Switch
Under the guise of extending home ownership to all, predatory lenders undermine community reinvestment
History We Can Use
The Lower Eastside Tenement Museum in New York City is a founding member of the International Coalition of Historic Sites of Conscience.