Tanner Howard is a freelance journalist and In These Times editorial intern. He’s also a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, organizing primarily around housing and education justice.
In Response to ICE Raids and Family Separation, Immigrant Communities Are Fighting Back
Since May 19, a hotline dedicated to assisting families threatened by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been ringing nonstop. That same day is when ICE agents across the Chicagoland area began a widespread... MORE
Working · May 29, 2018
Homeownership Is Dead. The Future Lies in Public Housing.
In 1948, as he planned the first Levittown developments in New York, which would provide homes to thousands of returning white World War II veterans, real estate developer William Leavitt promised U.S. government... MORE
Working · May 3, 2018
Why This Iraq War Vet Is Speaking Out Against Trump’s Reckless Foreign Policy
To expand the anti-war movement, Maggie Martin is connecting struggles against U.S. militarism at home and abroad. MORE
Views · May 2, 2018
In Freezing Chicago Winter, Protesters Stage Camp-In to Protest Unaffordable Rents
“Where are we going to go when we ain’t got nowhere to live?” asked Casimiro Peña, a housing organizer with Northside Action for Justice in Chicago. &ldquo... MORE
Working · February 2, 2018
“You’re Taking Our Homes”: Ben Carson Shouted Down by Angry Chicago Residents
Frustrated by government inaction in addressing the nation’s growing housing crisis, protestors interrupted Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson’s visit to the department’s Chicago... MORE
Working · January 10, 2018