In cities on both sides of the Atlantic, the displacement of people from their homes and neighborhoods has dramatically increased since the 2008 Great Recession. In recent years, cities have increasingly become the spatial representation o...READ MORE
The argument for free and accessible public transport (FPT), as part of the broader conversations taking place around the notion of the Commons, has three core strengths: (1) It brings together different social and political actors to chan...READ MORE
In the first days of August, 2014, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office brought together one hundred influential leftists and progressives from across the United States, Canada, and Europe for an “un-conference” on socialist st...READ MORE
By Nancy Folbre - It would seem that contemporary capitalism doesn’t care that much about care work. Including support for our elders, children, mentally ill, and others requiring assistance, care work is either poorly re...READ MORE
Check out the video „Socialism Is…“ from the Mapping Socialist Strategies conference. Reporting Back and Moving Forward: Download the report about the event here. For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. D...READ MORE
Lou Pingeot and Wolfgang Obenland on R2P. A “peace dividend” was the big hope of many observers of international politics after the end of the Cold War. Envisioning a new era of human rights cooperation no longer divide...READ MORE
In cities on both sides of the Atlantic, the displacement of people from their homes and neighborhoods has dramatically increased since the 2008 Great Recession.
In recent years, cities have increasingly become the spatial representation of neoliberal capitalism. While funding for public housing and social services is being cut, private investors demolish inner-city neighborhoods to make way for new luxury condominiums and office buildings. Rents and property taxes rise......
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