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Contesting Capitalism in the Eurozone

In light of the new Syriza government’s difficult struggle against the German dominated institutions of the Eurozone, I’ve revisited a little known book published ten years ago by political scientist Richard Dunphy called  574 more words

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From democracy to neoliberalism – from Poland to Ukraine

Following recent waves of labour struggles in Poland, Jan Ladzinski reflects on the contradictions of movements for democracy that result in neoliberal reforms and suggests possible lessons from the Polish experience for Ukraine. 1,544 more words

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New Politics and Geographies of Housing Struggles? By John Flint (University of Sheffield)

Recent controversies over ‘poor doors’ in London apartment complexes serve to illustrate the structural crisis in London housing that was powerfully described in a recent Critical Urbanist piece by… 419 more words

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Struggles, but not yet a movement: Response to Graham Campbell

Ruth Lorimer responds to Graham Campbell‘s article ‘The Assault on London Housing Rights,’ arguing the current struggles need to be expanded and deepened to see real results. 810 more words

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Buy-to-Let on Steroids: Crowdfunding the Property Market By Jed Meers (University of York)

McKee and Moore have recently posted on this blog about the problems associated with ‘generation rent’ – namely, those young (but increasingly, older) people who find themselves excluded from home-ownership. 1,063 more words

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Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea

Conservatives have succeeded in casting government spending as useless profligacy that has made their economy worse, centering the policy debate in the wake of the financial crisis on draconian budget cuts. 282 more words

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