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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

Analysis

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

Neoliberalism

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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Cuba: coming in from the cold?

After 17 Cuban prisoners were freed by the US in December, Mike Gonzalez charts the recent deal between Washington and Havana and asks if this really is the end of an era with the lifting of the embargo  3,415 more words

News

Life on Hannan World (Part 16)

I realise there has been little activity on my blog for a number of weeks. This is because I have been very busy with other things. 1,532 more words

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