Richard Florida Is Sorry

Sam Wetherell, Jacobin, Aug 29, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I'm not sure how much of this I agree with, but there is an element of truth to it. "The rise of the creative class in places like New York, London, and San Francisco created economic growth only for the already rich, displacing the poor and working classes.... hen the rich, the young, and the (mostly) white rediscovered the city, they created rampant property speculation, soaring home prices, and mass displacement. The “creative class” were just the rich all along, or at least the college-educated children of the rich."

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