40 percent of Americans view themselves as being at the bottom of the pyramid (Post Repost)

First, it will help us understand the changes that are felt here in NYC, and all across america that we are not clearly addressing but rather dressing with words such as “Gentrification”. Gentrification is very real, and we are discussing its affects on the community at large but we are not discussing its lasting affects on each of us as American citizens. Gentrification is a migration of wealthy into a lower class community. With this migration the resources will adjust to the influx and housing costs will rise, while wages will decrease. The decrease in wages across New York City are not felt in the amount given per hour, but rather felt in the amount of hours given per employee. … More 40 percent of Americans view themselves as being at the bottom of the pyramid (Post Repost)

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