Developers May Not be the Cause of Gentrification. Maybe It Is the Rich

An interesting perspective on an overlooked factor in gentrification: zoning. Interesting article from Market Urbanism finds that gentrification is caused more by affluent communities with political clout maintaining tight zoning to prevent development in their neighborhoods, forcing development in less affluent communities and….and an interesting conversation with our Mayor.

On the 4th, Pledge to the Vision, Not the History

For many, the morning of last Nov. 9 was surreal, it was as if we had woken in a foreign land, but as John Pavlovitz describes below, the land we nostalgically thought we’d lost is a land that never was. With Trump, we have made explicit the implicit injustice that has been our history.