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.