Matt and Ezra discuss why crime is rising in certain American cities, and the country's growing housing crisis.

"Trump claims crime is up in US cities. The truth is more complicated." by German Lopez, Vox
Policing the Police: The Impact of "Pattern-or-Practice" Investigations on Crime by Roland Fryer Jr. & Tanaya Devi
The Effect of Police Oversight on Crime and Allegations of Misconduct: Evidence from Chicago by Roman Rivera & Bocar A. Ba

Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
Ezra Klein (@ezraklein), Editor-at-large, Vox

Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer
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