Speaking Up for Dignity

Sociologist opens door on devastating effects of evictions

It wasn’t always this way in America. Looking at historical documents of the last century, Desmond found that evictions were once so rare that they’d draw large crowds, sometimes protesting the indignity of involuntary displacement. “These days, there are sheriff squads whose full-time job is to carry out eviction and foreclosure orders. There are moving companies specializing in evictions, their crews working all day, every weekday,” Desmond writes.

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