Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The War to Live in London: Regeneration Game (Full Length)




In the run up to the 2015 general election, a war is going on for the right to live in London. Rapid gentrification.. praised as "regeneration" by local councils and property developers, derided as "social cleansing" by critics.. is breaking up established communities. In some cases, families who've lived in London for generations are left homeless; in others, they are forced to move across the city or out of it completely. Meanwhile, the real estate opportunities are making lots of people.. many of whom do not actually live in London.. very rich.