What Happens When Walmart Leaves A Neighborhood?

Arthur Keith
ILLUMINATION-Curated
5 min readFeb 15

Here’s what’s happening in my city

A typical street scene in northeast Portland, Oregon. Photo by Graywalls on Wikimedia Commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Northeast_Portland_homeless_camp_tents.jpg

Introduction

If you live in Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Portland, scenes like this probably won’t surprise you.

In fact, it’s probably not a surprise in most cities across the country. Its causes run deep, and they started long ago. Now it is coming to a crescendo. You cannot avoid…

Arthur Keith
ILLUMINATION-Curated

My goal is to inform, educate, & entertain. 8x top writer: LGBTQ, Music, Climate Change. Directionally dyslexic--pointing is fine! You can clap up to 50x!