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Urgent Action: Hundreds of Thousands to be Evicted in Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Case NIG–FEDN 060809)
Port Harcourt, Nigeria authorities to evict communities,rendering hundreds of thousands homeless
The Right to the City conclusions and advances in the World Social Forum 2009
COHRE Bulletin on Housing Rights and the Right to the City in Latin America, may 2009
The Crisis and the Consolidation of Class Power. Is this really the end of Neoliberalism?
Does this crisis signal the end of neo-liberalism? My answer is that it depends what you mean by neo-liberalism. My interpretation is that it’s a class project, masked by a lot of neo-liberal rhetoric about individual freedom, liberty, personal responsibility, privatisation and the free market. These were means, however, towards the restoration and consolidation of class power, and that neo-liberal project has been fairly successful.
Urban Policies and the Right to the City: Rights, responsibilities and citizenship
The purpose of the joint research project Urban Policies and the Right to the City: Rights, Responsibilities and Citizenship, launched by UNESCO with UN-HABITAT in March 2005, is to contribute to meeting the MDGs and reducing poverty by identifying good practices and initiatives in law and urban planning that strengthen rights and responsibilities, interfaith tolerance, and the participation of women, young people and migrants in urban management.
The Urban Roots of the Fiscal Crisis
Lecture by David Harvey at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, april 2009
Geziret Ed-Dahab Island, Cairo, Egypt: Inhabitants face expulsion to give way to private development projects
Field visit held in the framework of the Land Forum, Cairo may 2009
Campaign to cancel the twinning between Barcelona and Tel Aviv. Destruction of Barcelona-Gaza Peace Park. Send your support letter now!
See the documentary film about the remains of the Barcelona Gaza Peace Square that was demolished by the Israeli Army on the night of January 15th, 2009.
Urban Movements Building Convergences at the World Social Forum, WSF 2009
Declaration of urban movements and networks against the crisis and promoting the Right to the City during WSF in Belém
David Harvey at the World Social Forum, Belem
On January 29th, David Harvey spoke in the Urban Reform Tent
WSF-Press release on Right to the City-Women’s Housing and Land Rights



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