Michelle Wilde Anderson on Reimagining Discarded America

Michelle Wilde Anderson on Reimagining Discarded America

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Mike talks with Michelle Wilde Anderson, professor of property, local government, and environmental justice at Stanford Law School, about her recently released book, The Fight to Save the Town: Reimagining Discarded America.

Topics Mike & Michelle Cover Include:

  • the problem of citywide poverty
  • poor cities and gateway cities
  • ineffective “solutions” to citywide poverty
  • how pathologizing poor cities as failed and corrupt makes things worse
  • the importance of rebuilding trust in tackling citywide poverty
  • poverty & hope in Stockton California; Josephine County, Oregon; Lawrence, Massachusetts; and Detroit Michigan

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