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Mexican Saints and Ukrainian Bakeries: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
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To Combat Gentrification in Mexico City, Two Artists Invented a Patron Saint
Maya Kroth | Pacific Standard
“In Mexico, which rivals the Democratic Republic of the Congo in income inequality, displacement by gentrification has only made things worse. And the artists say corruption from real estate speculators and local politicians—even the agencies charged with protecting landmark buildings from predatory development—ensures that the process continues almost unimpeded.”

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