Will Oremus+ Your Authors @WillOremus oh-REE-mus. Senior writer for OneZero at @medium: onezero.medium.com/ Previously: @slate. I write about how tech shapes us. DM for Signal. May. 30, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

"Stop four story buildings" and "too much shadow" are actual slogans by NIMBYs living within the city limits of the most expensive city in America.

This @slate piece frames NIMBYism (along w/ college debt and climate change) as not just a class and race issue but also a generational divide, which I think is a useful lens as well. @henrygrabar on the "gerontocracy:"  https://slate.com/business/2019/05/california-housing-crisis-boomer-gerontocracy.html 

Of course, NIMBYism is also *very much* a race and class issue, which I hope is well understood by now.


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