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Amsterdam Has Gentrification Problems Too

A new film, "Creativity and the Capitalist City: The Struggle for Affordable Space in Amsterdam", explores the issue of gentrification in the city. polis has a review.

polis says the director, Tino Buchholz, "...spends much of the film digging at core social movements and housing-related practices, including Amsterdam's famed but fading squatters movement, as well as the bizarre practice of "anti-squatting," whereby real-estate owners essentially pay people to squat in their buildings to prevent them from actually being squatted."

Full Story: Film Review: "Creativity and the Capitallist City"

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