Alan Farago

Alan Farago is president of Friends of the Everglades and can be reached at

The Stimulus and the Meltdown

A Subprime Wake Up Call

The View from the Titanic

The Huckster and the Wreckage

Down on Desolation Row

How Sprawl Eats Its Young

Will the Free Market Kill Suburbia?

The Credit Bomb Detonates in Florida

Politics and the Housing Crash

Who Lost America’s Everglades?

The Dark Arts and the Bush Dynasty

Snagged on the Precipice

Tangled Up in Blue

To Bee or Not to Bee?

The Housing Crash, Suburban Sprawl and the Crisis of the American Middle Class

A Castro Behind Every Bush

The Way to Paradise?

The Credit Shock

Gore Still Lost Florida

Corruption and the Law of Intended Consequences

The Fall of Florida’s Largest Land Developer

Ripping Off Miami’s Poor

Housing Market Crashes and Burns

Genuflecting to China

What the Sale of the Carlyle Group Tells Us About the Collapse of the Housing Market

Interviewing Alan Greenspan: How 60 Minutes Blew It

This is Florida, Epicenter of the Housing Bust and of Public Corruption

The Governor and the Growth Machine

Environmentalists and the Housing Crisis

Dissent, the Housing Crash and the Next President

Sand Houses and Missing Beaches

The Cratering Mortgage Market, WCI Communities and Amb. Al Hoffman

The Terror of the Mortgage Pools

Dancing in the Light of Florida

Mis-Pricing the Risk

The Toxic Mortgage Waste Crisis

Battle for the Soul of Florida

Winners and Losers in the Housing Market Crash

Fakery, Inflation and the Housing Market

Rebranding Failure as Success

The View from a Construction Crane

Can the Everglades Save Florida?

Developers and the South Florida Drought

Dow 13,000 Disconnect

When Miami Crashes

Fundamentally Weak

The Billion-Dollar Horse Race

Defanging the Endangered Species Act

Developers and Hurricanes: a Lethal Combo for the Florida Keys

Bird Flu Takes Flight