Sheelah Kolhatkar

staff writer for The New Yorker

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Staff writer at The New Yorker.

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An estimated 22 million Americans live in mobile homes. The industry term is “manufactured housing.” They’re one of the largest remaining sources of affordable housing in the U.S.

Why Wall Street is spending billions to buy mobile homes, one of US’ last affordable housing sources

An estimated 22 million Americans live in mobile homes. The industry term is “manufactured housing.” They’re one of the largest remaining sources of affordable housing in the U.S.

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Nick Hanauer is a billionaire. But he sees “the pitchforks coming” as the gap between “the 1%” and everyone else becomes a gaping chasm.

A Billionaire’s Warning: America’s Economic Inequality Means the Next Revolution

Nick Hanauer is a billionaire. But he sees “the pitchforks coming” as the gap between “the 1%” and everyone else becomes a gaping chasm.

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About 22 million households in the U.S. don’t have cable or streaming TV. They rely on local TV stations. Sinclair Broadcast Group is the largest owner of local TV stations in the US.

How conservative TV company, Sinclair Broadcast Group, became so powerful

About 22 million households in the U.S. don’t have cable or streaming TV. They rely on local TV stations. Sinclair Broadcast Group is the largest owner of local TV stations in the US.

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