Elizabeth King

Elizabeth King is a freelance writer based in Buenos Aires. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Time Magazine, and Quartz.

A sheriff in front of a housing unit, viewed through an iron fence

Inside Chicago's Activist Efforts to Secure Rent Control

Local organizers are pushing hard to get rent control on a spring referendum—but can their efforts succeed?

A photograph of a man sleeping on an Amtrak train near Birmingham, Alabama.

The Human Cost of Losing Amtrak

Hundreds of towns and cities would lose rail service under President Trump’s proposed budget—and some of them have few other options.