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Jia Tolentino

Jia Tolentino is a staff writer at the New Yorker and the author of the essay collection "Trick Mirror."

Paying Rent

One Weird Trick to Forget About the Housing Crisis

The solutions to the housing crisis are not as sexy as the problem, and the problem is the overwhelming power and weight of wealth. The problem is our desire for the problem: to see it, to touch it, and perhaps one day to inhabit it.