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Photo

This Photographer Shot the Radical Protests That Inspired Occupy

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

The 'Punk' CBGB-Themed Target Is Peak Late Capitalism

Corporations jumping on culture for profit is obviously an old story, but this time it happened less than two blocks from where I grew up.
Eve Peyser
7.26.18
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GENTRIFICATION

Fancy Co-Living Spaces Are the Trendy New Way White People Ruin Everything

How the hipster solution to the rising cost of rent is gentrifying neighborhoods.
Caroline Thompson
7.26.18
Comics
Comics

'Crenshaw Side Street Project,' Today's Comic by Cassie Zhang

Cassie Zhang recounts getting lost in an unfamiliar neighborhood and having her preconceived notions challenged by a fortuitous meeting.
Cassie Zhang
3.22.18
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
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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