[Vision2020] Boise's Growing Pains

Ron Force ronforce at gmail.com
Wed May 9 15:22:33 PDT 2018

 Boise, Idaho, was America’s 79th most unequal city in 2011. By 2016, it
had jumped to seventh place.

“Have you considered the racket and the lights and the crowds and the
traffic, and everything that’s going to happen to those of us who live

It is a familiar sight in America: the public meeting, the angry residents,
the housing developer trying to explain himself over the boos.

“Take the money you’ve got and get out of here,” one person shouts. A chant
begins <https://www.facebook.com/vanishingboise/videos/308035949727488/>:
“Oppose! Oppose! Oppose!”

Except this is not San Francisco or L.A. or Boston. It is Boise, Idaho...


Ron Force
Moscow Idaho USA
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