In Massachusetts, a tenant group has persuaded everyone from Ted Kennedy to town councils to help them buy their apartments from the feds. And that’s just the foundation of the Anti-Displacement Project’s grassroots empire.
A city union saved 200 hospital launderers’ jobs with an innovative deal. The catch? They’ll be spending the next year competing load-for-load with a private company–and only the cheapest gets to stay alive.
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