Gentrification

Activists occupy 9 vacant Berlin buildings in rent protest

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Berlin police say activists protesting rising rents and gentrification in the German capital have occupied nine vacant buildings
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Mayor Condemns Alabama Pastor's Anti-Gentrification Sign 'Black Folks Stay Out of White Churches'

5 days ago   |   Newsweek

"Black folks need to stay out of white churches," the sign reads.
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Lens: What Does Gentrification Look Like in an Overwhelmingly White City?

6 days ago   |   NY Times

In Portland, Ore., the photographer Ricardo Nagaoka records a community pushed to the margins.
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Oakland Activists Demand City Investigates BBQ Becky

7 days ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

The White woman who called the cops on Black people enjoying a barbecue in Oakland, California at Lake Merritt taps into a much deeper issue of gentrification and Whites...
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Canal Street Cleans Up Nice

7 days ago   |   NY Times

The once derided thoroughfare most synonymous with fake designer goods is in the midst of a high fashion makeover.
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San Francisco is fed up with Big Tech, and residents are begging the next mayor to do something about it

San Francisco is fed up with Big Tech, and residents are begging the next mayor to do something about it

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

San Francisco's out-of-control housing prices continues to cause an uproar. With the election for San Francisco mayor less than three weeks away, many residents are focused on...
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How an increasingly white Atlanta charter school fostered diversity

11 days ago   |   AJC

When gentrification led to fewer students of color and low-income students, an Atlanta charter school sought to restore its original diversity. It helped win state approval of...
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Weave My Disgust Into Fame

13 days ago   |   Slate

Liz Phair's 1993 debut, Exile in Guyville , reissued this month in a 25 th -anniversary box set called Girly-Sound to Guyville ,is at once an indisputably canonical rock record...
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San Francisco eyes cultural status for leather, gay district

21 days ago   |   National Post

SAN FRANCISCO - Decades ago, San Francisco's gay and leather culture sought shelter in the city's seedy South of Market district - forced there by brutal police crackdowns on...
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Los Angeles Tests the Power of ‘Play Streets'

22 days ago   |   NY Times

In the Boyle Heights neighborhood, a design intervention led by residents and activists unveils a “playground in a box” to reclaim streets for public life.
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Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Philip Roth, the American novelist who penned the celebrated “Portnoy's Complaint,” died at the age of 85 on Tuesday. The author, whose novels were fueled with sex, was... Read more ...

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

A New Zealand scientist is leading a team to the lake next month to take samples of the murky waters to conduct DNA tests and determine what species live there. Read more ...

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Read more ...

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

President Donald Trump is issuing a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers. Read more ...

Comcast says it's in ‘advanced' stages of prepping Fox bid

Comcast says it's in ‘advanced' stages of prepping Fox bid

Comcast on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to... Read more ...

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Read more ...

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

A 30-year-old man's parents are taking legal action against him after he refused to move out of their house, according to legal documents Read more ...

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1. Read more ...

Deutsche Bank sinks to an 18-month low after reports says its slashing up to...

Deutsche Bank sinks to an 18-month low after reports says its slashing up to 10,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank slipped as much as 3% ahead of its annual shareholder meeting Thursday. Separate reports outlined the bank's expected announcements, which are said to include a... Read more ...

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments. Read more ...