Shifted

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If Progress is just building More buildings…
True Everywhere, especially for India!
In the US, parking lots,
In India, parking butts.

“And is the building going to have sufficient parking? Where are the residents going to park? I’m betting the cars will end up on our street…

We all agree that affordable housing is so important, but…”

Et al.

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eurobrat

The young woman had been camped out in front of City Hall for over a month. Her hair was straggly, but she had a smile on her face and she was holding a donut.

“Can you tell us why you’re still here?” the local news interviewer asked.

“I’m here because of my deep commitment to equity and fighting the oppression of marginalized communities,” the woman said. Granted, she looked like she wouldn’t recognize a marginalized community if she tripped over it on her way to her local co-op vegan cafe, but I loved her anyway.

I was obsessed with the protests. Every afternoon, as soon as I got home from work, I dropped onto my couch, slipped off my shoes and watched the latest. The campers were opposed to the Mayor’s harsh treatment of the homeless. Their encampment was supposed to be a reminder to him of how those without…

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