The Discourse Report: April 14, 2021

Biden's infrastructure plan and affordable housing, Ron DeSantis, what Twitter does to us, and more

Arguments

Urban Infrastructure

  • The American Jobs Plan, which is Biden’s infrastructure bill (see here for a fact sheet), has a lot to say about increasing affordable housing—not just as a technique to revitalize forgotten areas but as a strategy to boost already-booming ones.

  • In The New York Times, economist Edward L. Glaeser argues that too many cities ar…

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