Tag Archives: Gentrification

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METRO EVENT | ‘Black Out’: A documentary on gentrification in Austin

By The Rag Blog | The Rag Blog | April 30, 2015 Event:  Screening of ‘Black Out’ What: Documentary on gentrification in Austin Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 Time: 7 p.m. Where: UT-Austin Student Activities Center (SAC) Auditorium 1.402 Address: … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Black Out’: A documentary on gentrification in Austin

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METRO | Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Are Texas legislators just slow learners?

Texas is not alone in its willingness to restrict its upscale education to a ‘possessive investment in whiteness.’ By Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2014 AUSTIN — The Texas legislature seems determined to govern … finish reading METRO | Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Are Texas legislators just slow learners?

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METRO | Mariann G. Wizard : Fragmented planning in Southeast Austin? Or worse?

I can almost visualize oversized, faux luxurious, slapdash-built ‘mixed-use’ towers, perhaps rising already in blueprint form. By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | June 16, 2014 SOUTHEAST AUSTIN — More and more the City of Austin’s planning processes … finish reading METRO | Mariann G. Wizard : Fragmented planning in Southeast Austin? Or worse?

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PODCAST | Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, Austin school trustee and American Catholic priest, on Rag Radio

The Hon. Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias is an East Austin community activist and the first openly-gay member of the Austin school board. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 15, 2014 The Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias — … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, Austin school trustee and American Catholic priest, on Rag Radio

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Jordan Flaherty : Post-Katrina New Orleans is a Divided City

In the new New Orleans, privatized, voucher-financed housing, left, has replaced traditional public housing like the deserted Lafitte housing projects on the right. Photo by Gerald Herbert / AP.A divided city:Seven years after Katrina in rebuilding New Orleans, the key … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Post-Katrina New Orleans is a Divided City

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BOOKS / Alex Knight : Max Rameau’s ‘Take Back the Land’

Take Back the Land:Give root to democracy By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2010 Take Back the Land: Land, Gentrification and the Umoja Village Shantytown, by Max Rameau (Nia Press, 2008); Paperback, 134 pp.; $12.95. I … finish reading BOOKS / Alex Knight : Max Rameau’s ‘Take Back the Land’

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The Fight Against Gentrification in Harlem

Photo by Thomas Good / NLN.The battle for the soul of El Barrio By Thomas Good / August 26, 2008 NEW YORK — In November of 2006, City Council member Melissa Mark Viverito spoke out against police commissioner Ray Kelly’s … finish reading The Fight Against Gentrification in Harlem

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CITIES : Trading Places

The Angel of Gentrification.The demographic inversion of the American cityby Alan Ehrenhalt Thirty years ago, the mayor of Chicago was unseated by a snowstorm. A blizzard in January of 1979 dumped some 20 inches on the ground, causing, among other … finish reading CITIES : Trading Places

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