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One Dollar, One Vote: Big Business Subverts Democracy

Grossman offers a frank opinion of why BIDs aim to move homeless people out of business districts. “It’s a customer service district. They don’t see the homeless people as customers… If they don’t see you as a customer you are…

Business Improvement Districts and ‘Broken Windows’ Laws

The broken windows theory of policing conceptualizes poor people as things to be removed and not people who are struggling to survive. On July 31, members of the Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) organized a march to the Union Square…