Brent Cebul

Brent Cebul is an assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. His first book, The American Way of Growth: Business, Poverty, and Development in the American Century is forthcoming from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

The Presidio Terrace neighborhood

The Problem of Progressive Cities and the Property Tax

The news that a posh San Francisco street was sold for delinquent taxes exposes the deeper issue with America’s local revenue system.