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Gentrification and the 99%

From skimming through all the articles, I got the idea to see if I could find any links between gentrification and the occupy movement, examining who was responsible in each case to see exactly what appeared. In the article on … Continue reading

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Ownership of place

Looking at the titles of the articles I found myself immediately drawn to the article on gentrification. This article examines the effects of gentrification in an area of Toronto known as “Little Portugal”. However, the author is not looking at … Continue reading

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“The Right to the City” Movement

The two articles that I chose to focus on were “The ‘Occupy’ Movement: Emerging Protest Forms and Contested Urban Spaces” by Judy Lubin and “Young People’s Voiceless politics in the struggle over urban space” by Kallio Kirsi Pauliina and Hakli … Continue reading

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Urban Politics II

The two articles I chose to read for this week are “Neoliberalism and the urban condition” and “The ‘Occupy’ Movement: Emerging Protest Forms and Contested Urban Spaces.”  The former was a very dense article, but it provided a couple of … Continue reading

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Urban Politics and You (But Really The Public)

The section that grabbed most of my attention in this chapter is about urban infrastructure, which I consider to be the most underrated part of any city. It only makes sense that when cities grow, that you must evaluate and … Continue reading

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