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originally posted by: Tarzan the apeman.
a reply to: SlapMonkey
Professors these days are pretty much educated idiots. Who are they speaking for other than themselves. They must take special meds.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
Well, to be fair, it's usually the artists ... who show up first, ...
originally posted by: SlapMonkey
Yes, ladies and gents, farmers markets are a piece of the gentrification pie, according to these authors. Keep in mind, if you will, that these authors are geology professors, so who better to discuss the whiteness of farmers markets and how it applies to gentrification, correct?
Fact is, that gentrification generates displacement. If that is factored into the process, then everybody comes out ahead, as in the case you offered. If a city council is controlled by the development industry, then the needs of the urban poor are most often ignored. I've watched homelessness result as trendy, funky working class neighbourhoods are overtaken by condos and chain stores.
originally posted by: matafuchs
a reply to: JohnnyCanuck
Gentrification does not put people out on the streets.