Evan Roberts

Assistant Professor of Population Studies and Sociology, University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor of Population Studies and Sociology at the University of Minnesota, and a member of “Neighbors for More Neighbors”

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Is Minneapolis the most radical city in America right now?

Minneapolis is upzoning, and LA should pay attention

Is Minneapolis the most radical city in America right now?

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