Fragments of Boston How to become a Global Citizen in the Era of Gentrification


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FRAGMENTS OF BOSTON How to Become a Global Citizenin the Era of Global Gentrification is the title of Brian Francis Culkin' new book. Using Boston as an example, Brian demonstrates the effects of gentrification and globaizzation on a city like boston and how these examples might enlighten the individual to become a global citizen in the era of gentrification. His approach is apolitical addressing the social, economic, and poittical ramifications of neo-liberal ideologies and thought patterns and their iimpact on the global scene. Most important, he addresses the isolation, loneliness, and nuerosis that accompanies this shift. Listen as Brian suggests ways today's cognitive workers and city dwellers can cope with the rapid evolution to the digital agea and beyond. Brian Francis Culkin is a writer, theorist, and film director. He has written extensivelyabout topics ranging from contemporary urban gentrification to the history of boxing,Presidency of Donald Trump to an analysis of 21st century global capitalism; heroinaddiction in modern American society to the cultural development of Boston,Massachusetts; the ideology of neoliberal globalization to Amazonian plant medicine.

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