The Power of the Market: On the Whims of the Flea Market Economy (Brooklyn Magazine)

Markets like Brooklyn Flea and the Night Bazaar perfectly embody modern Brooklyn. They combine a genuine love of craft and perfection with naked capitalist ambition and an implicit (or explicit!) belief that the only way to judge the worth of something is its monetary value. This combination of indie authenticity and a completely wholehearted, core-level embrace of capitalism is what 2015 Brooklyn is all about: tattooed women and men on ads for $2 million condos.

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