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A Hunger Strike for Chinatown’s Soul

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A Hunger Strike for Chinatown’s Soul

Jacobin, 6.18

But critics argue the [Mayor’s]  plan does little to address the city’s affordable housing crisis, and that it ignores other options that are at the mayor’s disposal. In fact, they say, it actually contributes to the crisis. “It is being sold as the best we can do with the tools that we have. It is not,” said Sam Stein, a Ph.D. student in geography at The Graduate Center, CUNY. “Instead, it puts to work the most lucrative and least effective tools available and locks the city into repeated cycles of gentrification and displacement.”

Submitted on: JUN 1, 2018

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