In cities across the world, rent is going up, housing prices are skyrocketing and more people than ever are homeless. For the wealthy elite, however, times have never been better. Voters in Seattle revolted by electing a socialist to city council and supporting plans to tax the rich. But efforts to stoke a political revolution in Vancouver haven’t yet succeeded.
In This Series
Award-winning author and contributor Geoff Dembicki interviewed more than 20 experts from both cities. First in a series.
Despite new campaign donation laws, their influence isn’t over. Second in a series.
Meanwhile, wealthy homeowners turn out reliably to protect their interests at city hall. Third in a series.
And their advice for Vancouver. Fourth in a series.
In October, voters will decide if City Hall belongs to the rich, or the rest. Last in a series.