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
7.15.19
Culture

Punk Is in Trouble in Toronto After Closing Of Last Dedicated Underground Venue

Gentrification is making it harder to run dedicated venues, testing the resilience of a countercultural movement.
Jack Denton
5.8.19
Black History Month

The Rebirth of Vancouver’s Historically Black Neighbourhood

A low-income housing project named after Jimi Hendrix’s grandmother opening soon marks the slow but steady renewal of Hogan’s Alley.
Urooba Jamal
2.28.19
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
GENTRIFICATION

What Happens When Latinx People Gentrify Latinx Communities

LA's Boyle Heights is gentrifying despite a battle to ward off outsiders, and Latinx people may have something to do with that.
Ludwig Hurtado
1.31.19
Work

How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It

Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
Rick Paulas
1.10.19
comedy

Michael Che Is Raising Money for the NYC Housing Projects He Grew Up In

An upcoming comedy benefit show created an opportunity for the comedian to bring awareness to the city's public housing crisis.
Taylor Hosking
1.10.19
Views My Own

Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.
Allison Hope
12.3.18
Music

My Search for TV on the Radio’s Mythical Williamsburg

On the tenth anniversary of 'Dear Science,' Wilbert L. Cooper reflects on discovering the seminal Brooklyn band as an angsty black youth in Ohio.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.18.18
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
Photo

This Photographer Shot the Radical Protests That Inspired Occupy Wall Street

Thirty years ago this week, Q. Sakamaki began taking photos of the artists and anarchists resisting gentrification in New York City.
Miss Rosen
8.9.18
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