Category Archives: city

Questions on the commons

Capitalism has always been using the commons. Expropriating the commons through enclosures / primitive accumulation / accumulation by dispossession, but also extracting them from the collective labour of worker during the production process. This means that capitalism has used them

Questions on the commons

Capitalism has always been using the commons. Expropriating the commons through enclosures / primitive accumulation / accumulation by dispossession, but also extracting them from the collective labour of worker during the production process. This means that capitalism has used them

Rent control in Berlin

From the 1st of June, Berlin has become the first city in Germany where the rent-control legislation has come into force. The law was presented in April 2013 by the senator Michael Müller -Senator for Urban Development and the Environment – in

Rent control in Berlin

From the 1st of June, Berlin has become the first city in Germany where the rent-control legislation has come into force. The law was presented in April 2013 by the senator Michael Müller -Senator for Urban Development and the Environment – in

the island london map independent

UK without London? Reading through the maps of Stephen Walter

In June 2016 there will be the referendum that will question whether Britain will be a member of the EU or not. By scaling this issue, an artist reflects whether also London can be part of the UK or not. The

the island london map independent

UK without London? Reading through the maps of Stephen Walter

In June 2016 there will be the referendum that will question whether Britain will be a member of the EU or not. By scaling this issue, an artist reflects whether also London can be part of the UK or not. The

State-led gentrification in London

An interesting article by The Economist –Unreal Estate: Regeneration is forcing the working class out of central London – about the impressive wave of state-led gentrification of council estate in London that is pushing out the traditional working-class. As land values keep

State-led gentrification in London

An interesting article by The Economist –Unreal Estate: Regeneration is forcing the working class out of central London – about the impressive wave of state-led gentrification of council estate in London that is pushing out the traditional working-class. As land values keep

Moving to and away from London

A new art-research project realized by Rebecca Ross in the street of London.A project that is intended to facilitate discussion about the impact of economic and policy changes on the culture and diversity of London. Trough a website you can

Moving to and away from London

A new art-research project realized by Rebecca Ross in the street of London.A project that is intended to facilitate discussion about the impact of economic and policy changes on the culture and diversity of London. Trough a website you can

Paris new housing policy

What can you do when a once socially mixed neighborhood starts turning into a “ghetto for the rich”? Quite a lot, according to the city of Paris. As part of a massive home-building drive, the government of France’s capital has

Paris new housing policy

What can you do when a once socially mixed neighborhood starts turning into a “ghetto for the rich”? Quite a lot, according to the city of Paris. As part of a massive home-building drive, the government of France’s capital has