GENTRIFICATION

inequality

How 'Woke' Liberals Convince Themselves That Gentrifying Is Okay

As a gentrifier myself, I decided to study how we justify what we're doing.
Katie Donnelly
7.16.19
HOUSING CRISIS

These 'Beehive' Flats Might Be the Depressing Future of City Living

Landlords in Barcelona are cramming up to 30 people into a single shared flat, with each tenant living in a three-square-metre cubicle.
Alba Carreres
6.6.19
sex work

I Spent Months in the Parts of Lisbon the Government Tries to Hide

Intendente is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in Lisbon. But far away from the tourists, another reality exists.
Tiago Figueiredo
2.18.19
Photography

What Brooklyn Really Looked Like in the 70s and 80s

"Rents were so low, you could work and make a decent living without a college degree."
Seth Ferranti
9.18.18
carnival

These Artists Are Battling the Dilution of Caribbean Sound System Culture

GAIKA's 'SYSTEM' exhibit in London and the New York-set film 'Más Fuerte' show how gentrification could change Carnival if we're not careful.
Kamila Rymajdo
8.22.18
Art

The Artist Creating Miniatures of Australia's Forgotten Buildings

Joshua Smith thinks there's beauty in decay.
Mahmood Fazal
8.12.18
Noisey News

Target Apologises for Building a Fake-Ass CBGB in New York

Having been criticized for taking on the legendary punk venue's aesthetic at a new Manhattan location over the weekend, the department store said blah blah blah "guest feedback" or something.
Alex Robert Ross
7.26.18
Features

Gentrification Has Left Techno Without a Home in São Paulo

A Kafka-esque battle for downtown space has put Brazil’s electronic music collectives and established nightclubs on opposite teams.
Amanda Cavalcanti
12.23.17
Photo

Stunning Images of Spanish Harlem in the 80s

"There was more to this place than drugs and death," said photographer Joseph Rodriguez of his book, 'Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the 80s.'
Bruno Bayley
12.18.17
squats

What Spending 24 Hours in a Squat Taught Me About Gen Z

The generation's desire to better the world is only rivalled by their need to fight the establishment – even when the establishment doesn't seem too concerned about fighting back.
Lea Albring
7.3.17
GENTRIFICATION

The Final Days of Auckland's Inner-City Slum

Grey Lynn's last holdout against gentrification is for sale. VICE went inside to meet the residents of the notorious boarding house.
James Borrowdale
7.3.17
GENTRIFICATION

'Ghetto' Is the Most Obnoxious White People Thing Since Brunch

Written by a self-described "Earth folk yoga songstress," the song and video are worse than you can even imagine.
John Nova Lomax
5.10.17
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