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Opinion Piece


Jonathan Petrie

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The Maine Campus

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Abstract/ Summary

Gentrification is the idea of taking cheap, poor or underdeveloped areas and bringing them up to middle or higher class standards. It appears as progress, but it actuallydoes not address the underlying issues of poverty. As strange as this may sound, the Comedy Central cartoon “South Park” made me realize that there is another form of gentrification in our society – that is political correctness.


Content captured from The Maine Campus website by by Kimberly Sawtelle, Library Specialist CLIII, on January 28, 2021.


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