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The new urban question – A conversation on the legacy of Bernardo Secchi with Paola Pellegrini

Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writers

In one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for <i>The Atlantic</i>, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all …

Social Cleansing in Southwark: The Urban Frontier

<i>“Culture is ordinary: that is where we must start.”</i> <i>Raymond Williams</i><p>Both sides of the debate, now in vogue on the left, around how far culture is to …

Lefebvre’s beach: Gordillo on Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment

The Really Dark Internet

Deception and Propaganda in Social Media<p>A year after the revelations by Edward Snowden, more or less everybody is aware of the astonishing extent of …

Social Media

Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Reclaim the city and the planet

Available online now!<p>Virtual Special Issue of CITY: ‘Reversing Urbanization?’<p><b>CITY Panel at the Annual International Conference of the Royal</b> …

The Bowery, Benjamin & Brixton

Everyone has their favourite gentrification horror story. The Hackney cafe which took over an Asian Women’s Advice Centre and used the language of …

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Syriza will have to choose between Scylla and Charybdis

<b>Greece’s leftist government will soon have to confront a critical question: will it accept its creditors’ demands, or will it take unilateral …

ZNet

As long as we have capitalism, we are going to have financial crises<p>We can’t afford to keep investing in a high-carbon economy when the world is on …

Donald Trump

IOPS

Latest News<p>DiEM25<p>https://diem25.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/diem25_english_long.pdf …

Writing

The Occupation of Art and Gentrification

A selection of pamphlet covers, leaflets and photos from the NUWM movement of the 1920s and 1930s in the Britain.

The Accidental Playground reviewed

The Right to the City

The demand for “the right to the city” addresses the state in two ways. Firstly, it appeals to the state to grant or uphold a right. Secondly, it is …

Squatting for justice, bringing life to the city

How often do you publish?<p>We constantly publish web content and release thematic issues several times per year. The exact amount depends on how much …

Benjamin Fraser (ed.), Marxism and Urban Culture

Interesting collection of essays on <i>Marxism and Urban Culture</i>, edited by Benjamin Fraser (author of <i>Henri Lefebvre and the Spanish Urban Experience</i>, …

Crisis-Scapes: Athens and Beyond – open access publication

<i>Crisis-Scapes: Athens and Beyond</i> – a conference publication, which includes interventions by critical geographers, anthropologists and others …

25 Noir Films That Will Stand the Test of Time: A List by “Noirchaelogist” Eddie Muller

<i>Film noir</i> received its name in 1946 when French critic Nino Frank expressed his fascination with dark Hollywood melodramas of the time. But <i>noir</i> as a …

Ivan Alifan Jdanov, 1989

Ivan Alifan Jdanov, Russian-born Canadian painter, currently living in Canada. He attended the OCAD University in Toronto, Canada, and is son of the …

Mapping Europe's war on immigration

The forbidden world<p>It is a strange thing, this paranoid fear of invasion, this determination to protect themselves at all costs from these human …

William Waterhouse ~ The Modern Pre-Raphaelite

British painter of classical, historical, and literary subjects, John William Waterhouse [1849-1917] was born in Rome, where his father worked as a …