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Commentary: Knock, Knock, Gentrification. Detroit Never Left!

(Where Did The Scooters Come From?; Photo Credit: Comedy Central South Park)

Did someone pick Detroit up in their Uber and drop it back off? No? 613 more words

"So... How Long Have You Been Part of the Problem?"

“In the end, everyone in San Francisco will get evicted.”

The guy in the back of my taxi is in the middle of an epic rant. 115 more words

Taxi

Ground Breaks On 1st SF Mission Affordable Housing Development In 10 Years

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – San Francisco city officials broke ground Wednesday on the future site of 80 new affordable housing units in the city’s Mission District, which will bring much needed housing to the neighborhood’s low-income residents. 478 more words

News

My Hometown

When you’re raised with a parent in the military, you move around a lot.  As a consequence, you don’t really have a hometown.

Until college, The Kid lived in the same house and had the same bedroom since birth. 577 more words

14th & Constitution

This is a “Poem of the Day” feature piece

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So I guess now
I’m a domestic terrorist
I usedta live in dc… 385 more words

Poetry

Thoughts On Veterans Day

Talib Williams

While we bask in the glory of Veterans Day, under the impression that all who fought in the armed forces, did so for the same reasons, let us not forget that there has always been a segment of the population that has never been viewed as equal, abroad or when returning home from war. 232 more words

America

AUSTIN: Gentrifier Instigates Fight with Arts District Picketers, Cops Arrest Protester

By Mike Talavera

Last Saturday, picketers descended on the opening event of the Riverside Arts District in southeast Austin, Texas, causing a disruption that culminated in a brawl with one protester being arrested. 1,031 more words