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Rhode Island Has It Worse Than Anywhere Else, Unless You’re Anywhere Else

Geographer Jim Russell has some typically illuminating thoughts (highly applicable to Rhode Island) on what he describes as “The Mythology of Uniqueness” in┬áPacific Standard. Adding a geographic perspective to the affordable housing debate, the illusion of local limits our policy choices. The problem (i.e. lack of affordable housing) is framed as local. Thus, the solutions […]