Blog 77c -Summary to Explain Donald Trum in 5 Paragraphs


Blog 77c Explaining Donald Trump in 5 short summary points.   There are really two consistent but separate Donald Trumps – A Real Trump, a cold-blooded, shrewd, profit-focused, businessman, logically power-seeking in his own interest, the Trump of casinos, luxury hotels and residence, exclusive golf courses, hedge funds, global investments, and on the other hand […]

Blog77a The Real Trump and the Trumpeting Trump


Blog77a The Real Donald Trump and the Trumpeting Trump Summary Donald Trump’s ideas, his public statements, his philosophy, such as it is, have all been widely trumpeted, and almost as widely examined, Many of his ideas have been avoided on the right and criticized on the left. The man himself, the Real Donald Trump, and […]

Blog #71 – Fair Housing – Remedies and Solutions


Fair Housing – Remedies and Solutions This Blog #71 – Fair Housing – Remedies and Solutions, then proposes some immediate remedies, and then some principles for real solutions. **** Turning to remedies and solutions, one way of looking at the reasons to be restrained in celebrating the Court’s decision and the new Affirmatively Furthering Fair […]

Blog 67a -Fair Housing Act Opinion’s Troublesome Language — replaced by #68 and #69.


The Fair Housing Act Opinion’s Troublesome Language Unless noted, all italized quotes are from the Court’s opinion. The Court’s Syllabus states: “Remedial orders in disparate-impact cases should concentrate on the elimination of the offending practice, and courts should strive to design race-neutral remedies. Remedial orders that impose racial targets or quotas might raise difficult constitutional […]

Blog #62 -Depoliticizing urban discourse


A new Article of mine that may be of interest has just appeared: Depoliticizing urban discourse: How “we” write. Highlights •The language of urban scholarship often suppresses critical questions and unwittingly reproduces urban power. •This tendency is evident in the language of urban crisis and crises. •Reinterrogating the language of urban policy analysis is an […]