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CBC: Big Investors Eye Canada’s Home Market

A recent article from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) gives light to concerns that private equity and other institutional investors could soon come to dominate Canada’s housing market. This problem is already widespread…

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Biden’s Climate Adviser Has Ties to Big Oil

The Nation reported on how White House National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi spent the Trump years at law firms that represented fossil fuel companies and private equity giants profiteering from the climate crisis. The Nation, May 17, 2022: Biden’s…

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ProPublica: When Private Equity Becomes Your Landlord

While the 2009 recession was a financial sinkhole for millions of Americans with more than 3.7 million households being foreclosed upon, ProPublica reported on how private equity-backed companies scooped up tens of thousands of single-family homes lost to foreclosure at…

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