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  •  Sigh . . . white flight is still a reality (5+ / 0-)

    in too many small and medium-size cities, even as the bigger cities gentrify and rediversify.

    In 2000, my ex and I lost $25,000 on a house we'd bought in a neighborhood that had "flipped" in just two years, from a stable middle-class neighborhood to a neighborhood that seemed to have too many of "them" for our neighbors' tastes. (To be clear, we were moving because we were leaving the area, not because we too were moving to the burbs.)

    "The great lie of democracy, its essential paradox, is that democracy is first to be sacrificed when its security is at risk." --Ian McDonald

    by Geenius at Wrok on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 05:51:36 AM PST

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