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Current Event August 7, 2014

A Luxury High Rise Segregates by Class with a "Poor Door"


A developer in New York is drawing criticism because he's building a skyscraper for residential housing that will have two different entrances. One will be for the tenants in the high priced condos, the other for low income subsidized housing residents. The so called "poor door" is raising complaints of segregation and inequality. Listen to this radio story to find out why.

Economics

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AIR DATE: 07/30/2014


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