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Art
Art

Can a $50 Million Funhouse Save Denver's DIY Art Scene?

Residents of the city seem cautiously optimistic about Meow Wolf's plan to open a new art space in a low-income neighborhood.
Josiah Hesse
2.8.18
PHOTO
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 80's.'
Bruno Bayley
12.18.17
inequality
inequality

The People Left Behind by Detroit's 'Comeback'

As the city's remarkable recovery unfolds, the benefits are distributed unequally, frustrating some residents.
Trevor Bach
10.17.17
Desus & Mero
Desus & Mero

The Bodega Boys Are Just as Upset About That 'Bodega' Vending Machine as You Are

Desus and Mero flame the controversial startup that plans to eliminate corner stores.
Sarah Bellman
9.14.17
Comics
Comics

'Tijuana, USA,' Today's Comic by Urbano Ortega Matta

A Tijuana local grows frustrated with her hometown's gentrification.
Urbano Ortega Matta
9.7.17
GENTRIFICATION
GENTRIFICATION

Activists Are Trying to Drive a Hipster Coffee Shop Out of East LA

Are the protests outside Boyle Heights' newest coffee shop, Weird Wave, an attack on an innocent small business or a righteous fight against gentrification?
Justin Caffier
6.20.17
protest
protest

Meet the Activists Occupying a British Prison

Activists want the government to turn the shuttered prison into a women's refuge center.
Jade Jackman
6.1.17
GENTRIFICATION
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
5.9.17
The Restless Youth Issue
The Restless Youth Issue

Wild Rent Hikes Are Leaving Europe's Cities Totally Unaffordable

Meet the young European activists fighting against the EU's housing crisis.
Caelainn Hogan
5.8.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

When It Comes to Gentrification, LGBTQ People are Both Victim and Perpetrator

The role queer people—and especially white queers—play in the history of urban inequality is thorny, to say the least
Peter Moskowitz
3.16.17
Desus & Mero
Desus & Mero

Joey Bada$$ Gets Real About 'Mr. Robot,' Malia Obama, and the Pros and Cons of Gentrification

The rapper (and actor) visited 'Desus & Mero' to give the hosts the lowdown.
Sarah Bellman
3.10.17
GENTRIFICATION
GENTRIFICATION

Just How Gentrified Are All the Places in the Original 'Trainspotting' Film Now?

It's been more than 20 years since the original was released.
Liam Turbett
2.9.17