Eleven Minutes With Reporter Gerard Flynn on How AOC, Bill de Blasio and the New York Times Promote Gentrification in New York City

Liberal Democratic pols and institutions work hand in glove with developers. In come the professional creative class, out go the working class and the poor.


Gerard Flynn is a New York City reporter who covers issues such as housing, healthcare and crime. His work has appeared in Newsweek, City Limits, New York Observer, Gothamist, The Villager and VICE, among others. Follow him on Twitter @gerdflynn.

I spoke with Flynn about the political power of the real estate industry in New York City, and how Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mayor Bill de Blasio, the New York Times and other liberal politicians and institutions are the most important advocates for gentrification. Listen to out interview now.

Episode 17: Gerard Flynn
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