The Politics of Gentrification

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Artists and activists protest the Brooklyn Real Estate Summit at The Brooklyn Museum.

Peter Moskowitz is a freelance journalist who has written for The Guardian, The New York Times, New Republic, Wired, Slate, Buzzfeed and many others. She is former staff writer at Al Jazeera America and author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood  (Nation Books, 2017), investigates how government policies and private interests collide to cause gentrification and displacement in cities across the United States.