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Hadjimichalis, ‘Crisis Spaces’ in paperback edition

Costis Hadjimichalis’ Crisis Spaces: Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe (Routledge, 2017), is now available in paperback. The book is a fundamental, illuminating comparative study of the impacts of the 2007-8 crisis and the ensuing recession and EU austerity … Continue reading

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Marx’s “Dangerous Classes”

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Most Marxists know that Marx infamously dismisses the lumpenproletariat — those band of “vagabonds, criminals, prostitutes,” “the demoralised, the ragged,” swindlers and tricksters, ragpickers and pickpockets, tinkers and beggars (all Marx’s words). These ruffians, he…

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Housing Justice in Unequal Cities | Antipode in Barcelona

Antipode’s 8th Institute for the Geographies of Justice will be held in Barcelona next summer. The week-long event will focus on struggles around housing justice in cooperation with local movements (including La Hidra Cooperativa) and UCLA’s Institute on Inequality and … Continue reading

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Balibar, Fraser and Mbembe | Lectures at the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry

Étienne Balibar, Nancy Fraser and Achille Mbembe met in July for a series of talks and seminars at the New School’s Institute for Critical Social Inquiry. The lectures are now available through the Institute’s YouTube channel. For some reason the … Continue reading

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Introduction to The Funambulist by its Readers: Political Geographies from Chicago and Elsewhere — THE FUNAMBULIST MAGAZINE

Dear readers, here is the introduction written for the book The Funambulist by its Readers: Political Geographies from Chicago and Elsewhere, a book commissioned by the curators of the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2019, which collects 20 articles we published in … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner | New Urban Spaces

New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question, el nuevo libro de Neil Brenner, está disponible desde hace unas semanas en Oxford University Press. Se trata de un extenso desarrollo y reelaboración de textos que cubren el trabajo del … Continue reading

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Aesthetics as a weapon of mass domestication

On June 20th I will be participating in ‘Anesthetized: aesthetics as a weapon of mass domestication,’ a week-long seminar organized in SUR—the school of arts of Madrid’s Círculo de Bellas Artes—by Lucía Jalón and David Sánchez Usanos. More information about … Continue reading

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