Scenes & Sightings: This Land

Photo by Martin Cox

ECHO PARK — An alleyway that rises steeply up from Echo Park Avenue now displays the phrase “THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND” taped neatly to the pavement. Art project? Political message?

Screenshot 2015-12-10 at 3.10.51 PM

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  1. It’s a quote from Woody Guthrie, and it’s
    very appropriate during our cities ongoing
    “affordable” housing vs. gentrification debates.

    Everyone should take note, this discussion is endless.
    Do you homework and understand the political policies of the Gilded Age,
    which lead to pervasive income inequality and a widespread housing crisis
    for low wage workers. The GOP is determined to take us back to those times.

  2. I never considered they might be mutually exclusive. Thanks for the post/ pic.;-) #illuminatistreetart

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