The Other Side podcast: Do dollar stores help, or hurt low-income neighborhoods?

This post was originally published on this site

National dollar-store chains have proliferated in recent years, and so has controversy about whether the stores really benefit the neighborhoods where they are located.

John Sherman Lathram III, vice-chairman of the North Linden Area Commission in Columbus, and Erica Thompson, assistant editor at Columbus Alive magazine, sit down with the Other Side to discuss the economic impact of dollar stores and how these stores affect nutrition in at-risk neighborhoods.

 >> Read Columbus Alive’s: Dollar store debate

Join The Other Side’s conversation at Facebook.com/groups/othersidepodcast and connect with us on Twitter @otherside_pod or email us at [email protected]

Don’t forget to go to iTunes and download and subscribe. We’re also found in the Google podcast app.