Conventional wisdom casts gentrification as an unstoppable force, as the free market asserting its will. Like facing down a runaway train, the only option is getting out of the way. This wisdom is deeply flawed and relies on a one-dimensional worldview.
With the last finals of the semester and for some, graduation, behind us, it’s time to start making summer plans. The Governors Ball Music Festival, a three-day festival at Randall's Island Park in New York City spanning May 31 to June 2, is the perfect way to kick off a truly incredible summer. With the festival less than a month away, we’re continuing to spotlight some of the best up-and-coming musicians playing the fest this year.