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Naomi Klein Issues Haiti Disaster Capitalism Alert: Stop Them Before They Shock Again
Journalist and author Naomi Klein spoke in New York last night and addressed the crisis in Haiti: “We have to be absolutely clear that this tragedy—which is part natural, part unnatural—must, under no circumstances, be used to, one, further indebt Haiti and, two, to push through unpopular corporatist policies in the interest of our corporations. This is not conspiracy theory. They have done it again and again.”
 
Makan, Adalah’s Journal for Land, Planning and Justice
Volume 1, 2006. The Right to the City
 
Peoples’ World Conference on Climate Change and Mother Earth’s Rights
Celebrating the International Day of Mother Earth
 
Declaration of the Forum for Food Sovereignty
Rome, 2009
 
New rental guidelines target discrimination
 
Beyond the crisis: towards a new urban paradigm
We live in the midst of a structural crisis that affects everything and everybody. It is not the end of the world, but it is the end of one particular world, the world built in the last two decades on a card house of speculative global finance.
 
Women's Serious Impacts of Economic & Housing Crisis
Women around the world bear the brunt of the global economic and housing crisis
 
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 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.
 
The Urban Roots of the Fiscal Crisis
Lecture by David Harvey at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, april 2009
 
 
 

 

   
 


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