Housing as a human right

Further to Joe Moran’s excellent review of two books on the housing crisis (July 22), I would wish to make a couple of additional points. First, Moran says “two effects of the financial crash combined catastrophically with one non-effect: house prices and average rents carried on rising”. The figures we usually get for average house … Read more

Human Interest: On Deborah Cohen’s “Last Call at the Hotel Imperial”

JULY 25, 2022 “THEY BEGAN THE decade by reporting the story, but by 1939, they were the story,” writes Deborah Cohen, describing the five American foreign correspondents at the heart of her new book, Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Talked on a World at War. The correspondents, John and Frances Gunther, … Read more