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Creative Destruction

Creative destruction refers to the incessant product and process innovation mechanism by which new production units replace outdated ones. It was coined by Joseph Schumpeter (1942), who considered it ‘the essential fact about capitalism’. 1,903 more words

Creative Destruction

Las capitales del capitalismo

En esta entrevista, el geógrafo David Harvey, profesor emérito de Antropología y Geografía de la City University of New York (CUNY), analiza la urbanización del mundo y sostiene que es preciso combatir el capitalismo mediante la radicalización en las ciudades. 2,595 more words


An Introduction

Does anyone ever really know a city? Many claim to, of course, as it holds a certain social capital among friends. The reward in lying here is not great enough to do so consciously but many are probably kidding themselves. 726 more words

Strategy at STEP

Next week will be a busy week at STEP in helping shape the future strategy of the Society.

First of all the Board, working closely with STEP staff, will be having a two day planning session here at London headquarters looking at the strategic challenges facing the Society and its members and how best STEP should position itself to help members meet these challenges. 249 more words


Modernity and Modernist

Harvey used a quote from Baudelaire to summaries the movement of modernity…

‘Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent, it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immutable.’

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Urban common space, heterotopia and the right to the city: Refl ections on the ideas of Henri Lefebvre and David Harvey

The subordination of the city to capitalist development and its incessant need for production of surplus capital implies a process of constant urban growth based on destruction and reconstruction of cities and the grave social, environmental and political effects associated with this dynamic. 258 more words

[Palpable] Poetry

(Part One: Palpable )

I found myself downtown on a job for my current gig. After work, I decided to visit the postmodern gleaming glass and cement megalith.  1,606 more words