Episode Ten: Hipsters and Gentrification


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What is a hipster?  What is gentrification?  I’ll give you a hint:  only one of them is real.  In this episode, Justin Rogers-Cooper and I talk about the “hipster” stereotype as it relates to the larger social, economic, and political shifts taking place rapidly in New York City. From skinny jeans and organic food to the underlying political ugliness of Portlandia, we try to imagine a hip politics that engages across communities rather than reinforcing the uglier aspects of urban re-colonization.


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