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user-inactivated  ·  2247 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Is Gentrification a Human-Rights Violation?

    It's an interesting concept, but I don't think they make it past the idea that there is no general consensus on whether gentrification is actually bad. I think if this group could gather more statistics/data on how large this level of displacement is when gentrification takes place then they might have a stronger case. While I understand the logic behind their belief they definitely need the data to back it up.

"If gentrification was a human rights violation, gentrification would be a human rights violation."