What are cities? How do they work? Ruth Lorimer asks basic questions that outline a fresh Marxist approach to grasping what neoliberal capitalism is doing to our urban spaces. 1,809 more words
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“David Harvey, Professor of Geography and Anthropology
Graduate Center, City University of New York.
Three years after the near collapse of global financial markets, America is still struggling with unemployment, debt, and foreclosure, European governments are teetering on the brink of bankruptcy—and the world’s billionaires are getting richer faster than ever before. 66 more words
If you’re sick of capitalism, here’s some good news. The dogma that has become default could yet collapse in the face of growing popular loathing, according to David Harvey, a distinguished professor at the City University of New York, who highlights “episodic volcanic eruptions of popular anger”, in London (2011), Stockholm (2013), Istanbul (2013) and a hundred Brazilian cities (2013). 8 more words