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Smash the State Report: June 7, 2013

June 13, 2013
| I Choose Dignity campaign kicks off in KW as struggles against gentrification proliferate across On + Qc. A few new tar sands absurdities, a plea to help bees, some slam poetry, and other newies!
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Social spaces in Vancouver: Changing the conversation

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It appears that since I've last touched on community spaces and their inherent importance, the snowball effect known as gentrification has intensified rendering much of the arts and culture in this city on their toes.

With Spartacus Books (now un-evicted!), VIVO Media Arts, COPE and Gen Why Media all facing the consequence of condo-friendly landlords seeing dollar signs and not the public good, the fight for community venues in Vancouver seems much more like class war.

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