Gentrification

Progressives Defeat Brooklyn Project That Promised 20,000 Jobs

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The developers behind Industry City abandoned a rezoning proposal after progressive leaders raised concerns about gentrification.
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Getting a seat at the table: Seasiders continue to fight for equality on the peninsula

Getting a seat at the table: Seasiders continue to fight for equality on the peninsula

2 days ago   |   KSBW

Fort Ord was the first integrated military base in the U.S. and the families that moved to Seaside because of that say gentrification is pushing them out of the peninsula.
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Members of Congress slam Industry City rezoning

2 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York   |   2 articles

Nearly a dozen elected officials Tuesday urged the City Council to reject the proposed Industry City rezoning - and the land-use process itself. In a letter, Reps. Hakeem...
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Little Village youth protest gentrification, Little Villlage Plaza new owners: 'We're not gonna let things get taken away from us anymore'

7 days ago   |   ABC

Little Village youth led a protest on Wednesday night asking local politicians to include the community in new development plans.
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Rally held to save Little Village Plaza, scheduled to be torn down

7 days ago   |   ABC

Young people in Little Village held a rally Wednesday to save a discount mall.
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The Rhetorical Weapons of Liberal Nimbyism

10 days ago   |   The New Republic

The West Side Community Organization describes its mission as twofold: to “advocate for a restored quality of life for residents, visitors, and the small business community”...
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Germany: Protesters clash with police in city of Leipzig

18 days ago   |   ABC News

Hundreds of demonstrators protesting against gentrification have clashed with police in the eastern German city of Leipzig for a third night in a row, injuring 11 officers
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Protesters claim environmental and racial issues in I-45 project

21 days ago   |   ABC

The group's goal is to prevent moving the freeway from one side of downtown to another. But, TxDOT says the project is poised to happen.
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Why Alyssa Cole Put Romance Aside and Wrote a Thriller About Gentrification

22 days ago   |   NY Times

“I wanted the characters to be more morally gray, where I could explore some darker areas,” the novelist said of her new book, “When No One Is Watching.”
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Is gentrification a blessing or a curse? New Yorkers discuss

27 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

College-educated yuppies fanning out to low-income communities in a search for affordable housing has become a major point of tension in New York City. But as investment...
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Dianne Feinstein's husband named in university admissions scandal

Dianne Feinstein's husband named in university admissions scandal

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's husband, University of California Regent Richard Blum, has been named by the state auditor's office as one of the people involved in an admissions... Read more ...

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Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested on Thursday that Florida could create a “bill of rights” to protect college students who face expulsion for attending parties under the strict... Read more ...

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Man accused of breaking into Milwaukee Brewers stadium, wanted to 'write his name in cursive with the tractor'

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Massachusetts man dies from eating too much black licorice, doctors say

Massachusetts man dies from eating too much black licorice, doctors say

Doctors say the man was eating a bag and a half of black licorice every day for a few weeks. Read more ...