Reading Time: 8 minutes trash crisis

Trash Crisis: Lebanon And Its People Fight Back

Lebanon's trash crisis has been continuously threatening the city's urban fabric and its residents' livelihood since it began in 2015. But the Lebanese people have tapped into their creativity and innovation to fill in the gaps left by their government.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Uphams Corner faces a potential plague of gentrification

Boston Fights Gentrification In Uphams Corner

The municipality is buying out what it can to rescue the Uphams Corner neighborhood from gentrification. However, based on Boston's history with this struggle, things do not look very optimistic.