Amid the worsening COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, the US government is brokering a $2 billion arms sale to Rodrigo Duterte’s repressive regime. The sale would only pour further fuel on an already dire human rights catastrophe.
Amee Chew has a doctorate in American studies and ethnicity and is a Mellon-ACLS Public Fellow.
Ignore the neoliberal naysayers — rent control is an important tool in our battle for housing justice. We need universal rent control now.