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What Are the Ethics of Gentrification?

In News by Housing Is A Human Right

By Alexandra Staub When large companies move into an area, politicians often proclaim how the new business will create jobs, increase tax revenues, and thus lead to economic growth. This is one reason local governments offer tax incentives to …

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Tenants and Activists Say ‘The Rent Is Too Damn High!’

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

Slammed by sky-rocketing rents and unscrupulous developers and landlords, Southern California tenants and housing justice activists banded together in Downtown Los Angeles on Thursday to kick off rent-control and tenant protections campaigns. The show of …