They Throw Us Out of Our Homes But We Get Ice Cream

Dolack, Pete
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/07/15/they-throw-us-out-of-our-homes-but-we-get-ice-cream/

Publisher:  Counter Punch
Date Written:  15/07/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19751

If there were any doubt that gentrification has come to my corner of Brooklyn, that was put to rest last weekend with the appearance of an ice cream truck. An ice cream truck painted with the logo and red color of The Economist. Yes, it was just as this reads. Free scoops of ice cream were being given out as a young woman with a clipboard was attempting to get people to sign up for subscriptions to The Economist.

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