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@MikeHigdon — 1,946 followers, 11,212 tweets

@usnico This sound really good, thank you! I need to go find what box “Gentrifier” is in and finish it, it had a great first chapter. This sounds like a good compendium to that and “Gentrification"
And you are a tenant, your job is to occupy their land in exchange for money. The landlord has all the power. If they think they’re not making enough, it’s up to you to make up that difference for them. So…like…that’s how this works 600 years later. 
Look, here’s the thing, landlords are not on your side. They are called landLORDS. They are literally a holdover from Feudalism. You are there to give them money and your labor and crops. They are not your friend. They will never be there to give you breaks or help you.
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