Daily Bafflements

The BafflerApril 02, 2015
Arsonist landlords are really turning their neighborhoods around. / eddiedangerous

Arsonist landlords are really turning their neighborhoods around. / eddiedangerous

• The Obama administration takes some flak for its low “innovation score” in a new survey.

• WBUR reviews Scott Timberg’s Culture Crash, outlining his proposal for economic protections for the creative class that leave everyone else high and dry.

• The rental market is (quite literally) heating up in San Francisco’s Mission District, where tenants displaced by fires suspect their landlords of using arson to speed up the area’s gentrification.