This week, Bursts spoke with James Tracy about gentrification and displacement in San Francisco and elsewhere. In his recent book, Dispatches Against Displacement maps some of James’ nearly 25 year struggles around housing rights in SF, mostly in The Mission District, as well as larger histories of the struggle to grow and sustain communities on commodified lands. James is a co-founder of the San Francisco Land Trust, former member of the Mission Anti-displacement Coalition and other groups. Wediscuss Dot-Com, Tech 2.0, Urban Renewal, Spatial Displacement and more.
More writings by James can be found here: http://dispatchesagainstdisplacement.org/