Global Corporate Financial Speculation Fuels Gentrification

A protester holds a sign during a demonstration outside the Wells Fargo headquarters in San Francisco, 2013. (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

By Yosef Brody

PUSH, a new documentary that had its world premiere at the CPH:DOX film festival in Copenhagen in March, where it won the festival’s Audience Award, is coming to the U.S., and not a moment too soon. With a large majority of Americans in favor of making the issue of affordable housing a priority and multiple Democratic presidential candidates laying out detailed plans for 2020, PUSH offers important insight into why it seems to be getting harder and harder for city dwellers around the world to find and keep a decent place to live . . .

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