Land grabs, tax breaks and environmental damage: Musk's Texas takeover

“The beach has always been a special privilege to us. It has enriched our quality of life despite the low pay that is available to us,” Serrano said. “Traditionally, people have called it the Poor People’s Beach.” Now, the tourists who visit the shore (when it isn’t closed to beachgoers) to gawk at the SpaceX rockets in the distance have a different name for it, Serrano said: Elon’s Beach.

Elon Musk’s Texas Takeover - Mother Jones

A building in Boca Chica with Musk's face painted in the font. The text says: LOS ELIZONDOS BOCA CHICA TO MARSSpace X launch buildings in the distance along the Texas foreshore

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