City as Startup: How are young corporations shaping urban communities?

How are private corporations and local cultures of entrepreneurship shaping the social, economic and built landscapes of cities?

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Wal-Mart Threatens Chinatown’s Livelihood – Retail Giants Hurt the Local Economy and Disregard Local Culture

After multiple citizen protests and an attempted lawsuit against the retailer, Wal-Mart opened on Saturday, September 14th in Los Angeles’ Chinatown. The Neighborhood Market, on Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard and Grand Avenue, not only opposes the people’s’ interest but also threatens Chinatown’s economy.

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