Exchange Exemplar: "Evicted" Again

Apr 20, 2017

It's one of the less pleasant words in our language: eviction. 

Evictions are part of history. New York, ca. 1900.
Credit Library of Congress

Its meaning is worse than the sound: getting removed from the place where you live. 

And Matthew Desmond analyzed how eviction is used and abused in one American city, Milwaukee, in his book Evicted.  The book won a Pulitzer Prize last week. 

We replay our interview from a year ago with the author. 

 

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