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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Hipsters vs Chavs? Talking social class in the city | ROAR Magazine

Hipsters vs Chavs? Talking social class in the city | ROAR Magazine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the post-industrial city, a variety of new class identities are emerging. But are they galvanizing class struggle or only fragmenting it further?
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Never mind the hipsters. It’s the property developers who are ruining our cities | Dan Hancox

Never mind the hipsters. It’s the property developers who are ruining our cities | Dan Hancox | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Places like the Cereal Killer cafe are just part of the gentrification process. Developers and councillors will soon exploit them and price them out
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Resenting Hipsters | Jacobin

The fetishization of work feeds the politics of resentment. It’s time to instead embrace the language of economic and social rights.

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The peril of hipster economics

The peril of hipster economics | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Called psychylustro, German artist Katharina Grosse's project is a large-scale work designed to distract Amtrak train riders from the dilapidated buildings and fallen factories of north Philadelphia. The city has a 28 percent poverty rate - the highest of any major US city - with much of it concentrated in the north. In some north Philadelphia elementary schools, nearly every child is living below the poverty line.


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