Gentrification vs. Revitalization: The Fight For Affordable Housing In San Francisco

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

A close up look at the epicenter of the nation's affordable housing crisis: San Francisco. We sit down with local residents and activists to hear about the manifold problems that gave rise to [...]

Gentrification vs. Revitalization: The Fight For Affordable Housing In San Francisco

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

A close up look at the epicenter of the nation's affordable housing crisis: San Francisco. We sit down with local residents and activists to hear about the manifold problems that gave rise to [...]

Gentrification: The New ‘Negro Removal’ Program

By Dr. Ron Daniels, IBW21.org. -

Gentrification has emerged as a major threat to Black communities that have been centers for Black business/economic development, cultural and civic life for generations. Gentrification has [...]

Gentrification: The New “Negro Removal” Program

By Dr. Ron Daniels, Ibw21.org -

Gentrification has emerged as a major threat to Black communities that have been centers for Black business/economic development, cultural and civic life for generations. Gentrification has [...]

Amazon’s Billion-Dollar Shakedown Of America’s Cities

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig.com -

If one required reminding of the Democratic Party’s complete capitulation to corporate interests, to say nothing of the country’s as a whole, he or she need only have listened to New York City [...]

Not Just Rich People And Cafes: Toward A Socialist Understanding Of Gentrification

By Yasmina Mrabet, Liberationschool.org -

Gentrification is the systematic process of displacing poor people from a community and replacing them with more affluent people, all in the interest of profit. It has become a primary local [...]

A March On Jeju Island

By Buddy Bell, Vcnv.org -

On the cusp of July and August, nearly 200 students and 150 adults participated in a 3-day march in opposition to the construction of a second airport on Jeju-Do, South Korea. The plans include [...]

Remembering Grenfell: Who Are Our Cities For?

By Chuck Collins, Inequality.org -

One year ago this week I was in London, speaking at a conference on global inequality at the London School of Economics.  The morning of June 14, I could see smoke rising from the Kensington [...]

New Hopkins Hotel Gets Biggest Slice Of Neighborhood Grant Pie

By Mark Reutter, Baltimorebrew.com -

With today’s approval of a resolution of support by the mayor and the Board of Estimates, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development will release another $800,000 of BRNI funds [...]

Only 4 Out Of 20 #AmazonHQ2 Finalists Have Released Bids

By Beryl Lipton, Muckrock.com -

The retail company has knocked out 90% of the competing cities - here’s the finalists that released their bids, and the ones that are still holding out. The growing global retailer Amazon has [...]

She Fought As Black Panther. Will Gentrification Force Her Out?

By Sam Levin, theguardian.com -

In America’s ‘hottest housing market’, one woman’s fight to keep her home has become a rallying cry against the displacement of communities of color. One by one, Frances Moore has watched friends [...]

Gentrification Can’t Be the Theme of Rust Belt Recovery

By Danya Sherman, www.NextCity.org -

Many municipalities feel stuck between the need to generate tax revenue through development and the fear of displacing residents when rents rise as a result of this increased development. But as [...]

This City Hall, Brought To You By Amazon

By Danny Westneat, seattletimes.com -

By Danny Westneat for The Seattle Times - There’s rising worry that corporations are taking over America. But after reviewing a slew of the bids by cities and states wooing Amazon’s massive [...]

This Land Is Whose Land?

By Matt Hern, www.roarmag.org -

By Matt Hern for ROAR Magazine - Understanding the forces deforming our cities today requires more than a class analysis of capitalist land speculation. We have to talk about race. There is [...]

Fears Of Displacement And Gentrification Undergird Day Care Battle

By Mark Reutter, www.baltimorebrew.com -

By Mark Reutter for Baltimore Brew - Beyond the immediate anxiety public housing residents in East Baltimore express about the closing of the Pleasant View Day Care Center is a deeper distress [...]

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