Tik-Tok Video Promotes Neo-Colonialism and Gentrification in Guatemala
Social networks were in turmoil after a Tik-Tok video arose promoting a neo-colonial project of gentrification in Guatemala.
Óscar FernándezApril 1, 2021
Collision Course: Why Electric Vehicles Will Not Save the Planet
President Biden has made electric vehicles a major part of his environmental platform. Here, Ashley Dawson explains why such narrow technological fixes are unlikely to make much difference.
Ashley DawsonFebruary 4, 2021
Gentrification and Capital’s Co-Option of American Cities
In ‘How to Kill A City’ Peter Moskowitz examines the process of gentrification as it has transformed New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco, and New York.
Emma VignolaOctober 11, 2017
New York: Chinatown Protesters Call Mayor’s Housing Plan ‘Nothing But a Big Scam’
Housing is a human right. Chinatown residents are facing increasing gentrification and displacement. Despite his discourse on the "Tale of Two Cities," de Blasio’s urban policies still benefit big developers at the expense of the working people.
Kavitha SuranaMarch 3, 2016