-in areas recieving huge booms of development around hospitals and universities, the last debt-driven profit centers for hungry capitalists, as poor neighborhoods see groceries/other businesses close and move towards them
i won't argue against its potential for good. i DO argue that we don't get to decide whether that bias is unfair.
we don't get to pick which ones should go away. even if some of them should (propaganda), we stand to erase the experiences of real, often disadvantaged people
but i still largely stand by this thread, because hey, we in languishing cities are people too, and the grievances we have which contribute to this cultural image are legitimate