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TED talks about gentrification

Barry Schwartz, the author of The Paradox of Choice gave a talk at TED where he explained the core ideas of the book. Fortunately this video is available for you to enjoy. At about 18:12 he says something very interesting. If some of what enables people in our societies to make all the choices we [...]

Final thoughts on gentrification

I’ve learned a lot while trying to understand gentrification and what it means for me, the MYNT and Bed-Stuy. Here is a compilation of my basic thoughts on the subject. It’s big, not all bad and not totally unstoppable. I think of it less as a forest fire and more of a purification process (like [...]