Thomas Sugrue

Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

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Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, he's an expert on civil rights and the history of real estate in America

Thomas Sugrue on KCRW

One of the main stumbling blocks to economic recovery is the record pace of home foreclosures.

The Dream of Homeownership Becomes a Nightmare

One of the main stumbling blocks to economic recovery is the record pace of home foreclosures.

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Home foreclosures are setting records, with almost one-quarter of mortgage holders owing more than their homes are worth in the current market.

The Dream of Home Ownership Is Becoming a Nightmare

Home foreclosures are setting records, with almost one-quarter of mortgage holders owing more than their homes are worth in the current market.

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