Daily Archives: November 28, 2015

Poverty and the Appropriation Thereof

I was pointed to this article entitled “The Troubling Trendiness Of Poverty Appropriation,” in which the author, July Westhale, notes her discomfort with what she sees as the hipsterization of things that she considers┬áto be poverty markers, such as modular housing (now upsold as “tiny houses”) and cheap foods. She notes: In writing this, and […]

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