Gentrification is not just about lattes and man buns, it’s about history and economics and local policy and politics, and, fundamentally, it’s about systemic racism.
I can spend somebody else’s money on somebody else. And if I spend somebody else’s money on somebody else, I’m not concerned about how much it costs, and I’m not concerned about what I get. And that’s government.
Hard work and discipline lead to economic success. Government handouts and unsupervised policies of pity only rob people of incentive.