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Bill Creating Tenant Unions Also Creates Rent Control

A group of Democrat Legislators proposed a package of bills aimed at protecting renters, including proposals to cap annual rent increases and to make it harder to evict tenants without just cause, the Los Angeles Times reported. However, housing advocates say the effects of rent control only become worse the longer the rent control continues. Rent control is Read more…




New Mexico’s Community Garden Revolution

Community gardens in Española and Albuquerque reclaim agroecología, heirloom seeds, and cultural roots for the next generation. PROJECT FEED THE HOOD, a community garden initiative of the Southwest Organizing Project, started out in much the same way as the Healing Foods Oasis—with a blighted tract in a forgotten pocket of Albuquerque. Founded in 1980, SWOP began Read more…