Opinion: Alcohol Permits Are a Tool of Displacement, and Highland Park Does Not Need More Liquor Licenses
Gentrification, rooted in historically racist policies surrounding housing in the United States, is not inevitable like we have been led to believe. However, if regulations are not upheld, “gentrification inevitably leads to corporate control of neighborhoods,” according to How to Kill a City by P.E. Moskowitz.
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