David Roberts @drvox Seattleite transplanted from Tennessee; now blogging for vox.com/ about energy politics. Climate hawk, deficit dove. Not a doctor. Jul. 06, 2019 1 min read

Y'all, @RottenInDenmark is speaking directly to my heart here. This is an incredibly important social dynamic that is evolving in very bad directions & getting too little attention.  https://www.huffpost.com/entry/as-cities-try-to-fix-housing-boomers-are-radicalizing-to-stop-progress_n_5d1bcf0ee4b07f6ca58598a9?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004&guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly90LmNvL2tJdjZwMFRJSTM&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAMw3u011oA3TKS0RFUhDD0SRj59M01NUW50uVorlmvqa_Ml0Q5Y4K9jkv9KWZRKJYHuBGqbG7mCGse_mqYIfp8mc4DDWVqRpfTvBQg4qTBVaqpBW7Zcwy7wIubhnrrWqg_FA7_bigQzF-IObBegsnHUDHiAry6QWwN9yPoiEofyD 

"I'm not a NIMBY but ..." is the new "I'm not a racist but ..."

One thing to add to this: along with the turn to NIMBYism will come an adamantine sense of victimization. It's true of all reactionary movements. When you're accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.


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