Friday, May 22, 2015
Gentrification and what can be done to stop it | Loretta Lees | TEDxBrixton What we don’t understand about gentrification | Stacey Sutton | TEDxNewYork
Gentrification through the natural market and democratic means is healthy evolution. When government policies break up neighborhoods in favor of outsider developers, it is cultural imperialism. The backlash against government planners and politicians continue to grow as people wake up to the planning schemes. Government should represent the people and stay away from social engineering that inevitably leads to the dissolution of community.