Thomas Birmingham is a reporter in New Haven and an intern at In These Times. He has previously written for The Appeal, the Louisville Courier-Journal and the New Haven Independent. 

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How a Trailblazing Tenants Union Forced a Mega-Landlord to the Bargaining Table
In less than two weeks, the Blake Street 16 went from facing eviction court to pioneering the first landlord-tenant negotiations in Connecticut's history.
Thomas Birmingham