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Spike Lee explains expletive-filled rant about NYC gentrification

USA TODAY - 28 Nov 2017
Film director Spike Lee railed against gentrification in New York City in an expletive-filled speech this week. Lee grew up in the Fort Greene neighborhood in Brooklyn. His parents still live there. "Why does it take an influx of white New Yorkers in ...

Gentrification: high tech ethnic cleansing

New Pittsburgh Courier - 19 Jul 2018
Gentrification as defined by Wikipedia: “Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents. This is a common and controversial topic in politics and in urban planning ...

Us and Them : Gentrification (or that Kumbaya moment)

West Virginia Public Broadcasting - 18 Jul 2018
Things have changed in the old neighborhood. There are cool little restaurants and cafes, funky little shops and a vibrant art and music scene. On one side, you have the newcomers— people who came here to open new businesses and live in this trendy ...

Can Gentrification Be A Good Thing?

WBUR - 13 Jul 2018
The Economist: In Praise Of Gentrification — "The supposed ills of gentrification—which might be more neutrally defined as poorer urban neighbourhoods becoming wealthier—lack rigorous support. The most careful empirical analyses conducted by urban ...

'Climate Gentrification': A 21st Century Problem

Undark Magazine - 10 Jul 2018
But global climate change poses another risk for cities: accelerated gentrification. That's according to a new study by Jesse Keenan, Thomas Hill, and Anurag Gumber, all of Harvard University, that focuses on “climate gentrification.” While still ...

Have big cities hijacked the gentrification debate?

CityMetric - 06 Jul 2018
Across the country in Brooklyn's rapidly gentrifying Crown Heights neighborhood, locals lashed out over a new restaurant with decor that included fake bullet holes and a menu that offered a drink called “40 ounce rosé” (malt liquor and wine) served in ...

Gentrification misses real problem in Detroit, urban expert warns

Detroit Free Press - 07 Jul 2018
As complaints grow louder of gentrification in Detroit, some urban experts advise us to pay more attention to the real problem facing urban America. That problem is the increasing joblessness and poverty scarring so many cities, including Detroit ...

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