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The Killer Argument: “You’re a bloody Gentrifier!”

by Ares Kalandides “How do you feel as a gentrifier?” I was recently asked by a journalist. I initially thought she was referring to the fact that I live in one of the most gentrified areas in Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg. … Continue reading

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If everything is gentrification then what is gentrification?

by Ares Kalandides I have wondered for quite some time why I feel such discomfort with the extensive use of the term gentrification. Until some time in the  early 200o’s it was a term mostly used by academics before it … Continue reading

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Gentrification brings discord to Williamsburg, Brooklyn – New York Times

By Nils Grube John Leland reports in his article for the New York Times about current struggles in the once-industrial neighborhood of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We already posted some articles about the topic this march ( 6th march / 13th march) … Continue reading

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