Today that newspaper is charging people 4 bucks for a story that has been out there for about 3 & 1/2 years.
In fact, the "tenants rights" retrospective would be embarrassing if newspaper circulation wasn't confined to a small niche market of nerds over 45 . . . As a subset of this demographic, we can only hope that all of our pals know how to jump over the paywall.
Accordingly . . .
We begrudgingly share news links and readers don't bother clicking . . . The tease is more interesting.
What's worse is that there's no effort to unpack the funding, behind the scenes supporters and shifting alliances of this sketchy & fun group of interchangeable useful activists.
And even worse than that . . .
Is we can't imagine that many readers are enticed to read "news" profiling a group that has been at the forefront of a progressive agenda for more than half a decade. And so we're checking then handiwork of a hedge fund owned media outlet that struggles to set the agenda for Kansas City and seems every bit as directionless as people who would pay far too much attention to this kind of bad theater imitating real world grassroots political action.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
Are you renting a home or apartment in Kansas City? The city guarantees you certain rights. Here is what you need to know. In 2019, the City Council passed the Tenant Bill of Rights, advocated for by KC Tenants.
Two of the co-founders of KC Tenants, Diane Charity and Tiana Caldwell, share their passion for the fight for affordable housing and an end to evictions and in Kansas City.
KC Tenants founded by Shawnee Mission East graduate Tara Raghuveer, 29, and three other women, finds success by building a culture of radical solidarity and building power for tenants for the long haul.
Robert Long has about had it with being a landlord in Kansas City. "If I sell my homes, they will not be sold to another investor," he said, "they'll be sold to owner-occupants because Kansas City doesn't deserve to have rental properties."
You decide . . .