COA study raps ‘insiders,’ but relies on them for solutions

print Can we make Chattanooga “the best town ever, for everybody,” if we reject the democratizing effect of a free market? This question arises from a reading of the report, “Negro removal in Chattanooga; the impact of market based displacement on communities of color,” put out by Chattanooga Organized for Action from the hand of Ken Chilton, an associate professor at Tennessee State University in Nashville. By David Tulis / NoogaRadio 92.7 His 17-page study decries the loss of inexpensive housing and land in Chattanooga which comes from rising values and gentrification, the increasingly more profitable use of land in … Continue reading COA study raps ‘insiders,’ but relies on them for solutions