income gap

Interior design and architecture in a world gentrifying at a surreal pace

June 20, 2013

Interior design and architecture in a world gentrifying at a surreal pace

In case you think that what follows is an exaggeration, please take a quick look at the recent articles listed below. They are only a small selection from a rising wave of articles on gentrification and the new super-rich. 

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Amy Goodman and Chris Hedges on Charlie Rose

October 26, 2011

Amy Goodman and Chris Hedges on Charlie Rose

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now speaks with Asma Mahfouz, the girl who began the Tahrir Square revolution in Egypt, in Zucotti Park yesterday. Photo by Democracy Now

Renegade brokers and police joining the demonstrators today, photo by Canadian filmmaker Velcrow Ripper (more here).

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Occupy Vancouver

October 15, 2011

Occupy Vancouver

The sign above bears a quote from philosopher Bertrand Russell: “Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principle of liberty, which can be embodied in one maxim, “the fortunate must not be restrained in their tyranny over the unfortunate”.”

Occupy Vancouver had a promising start on a warm, beautiful fall day.

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