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Gentrification and consumerism

What are the consequences of consumerism? Will Bed-Stuy eventually look like Manhattan? How would the feel of the neighborhood change if more Duane Reade’s (on the way), Starbucks, national banks (Chase, Citi, Bank of America), McDonalds or (even a Wal-Mart) moved in? Before going too anti-chain remember that Wal-Mart and McDonalds both started with a [...]