Who Makes Cents: A History of Capitalism Podcast Episode 53 - Juan De Lara on Logistics and Urban Space
Who Makes Cents is a monthly program devoted to producing engaging stories that explain how capitalism has changed over time.
Amazon's withdrawal from New York City has sparked big conversations about companies' impact on urban space, but less attention has been paid to the fact that, as logistics companies, corporations like Amazon have a particular spatial impact. Juan De Lara discusses how the logistics economy has remade urban regions and racial politics since the 1980s.
John De Lara is Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Inland Southern California.