Tag Archives: gentrification

Rebel neighbourhoods: Vallcarca, Barcelona

As we once wrote of Madrid’s Carabanchel neighbourhood … “There are cities where particular neighbourhoods guard a memory of past disobedience and rebellion. They were in the past often referred to as working-class neighbourhoods, or quartiers populaires, to employ the … Continue reading

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Remembering a Barcelona February

Soy mi destino, mi tiempo, mi camino, mi gran amor, mi guerrera y mi poeta. Soy la caída, la bajada en picado a los infiernos, el dolor, el amor, la esperanza. Soy mi memoria, mi esencia y mi existencia. Soy … Continue reading

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Landscapes of oppression, gestures of resistance: Istanbul

Sunday Today is Sunday. Today they led me out into the sun for the first time. And for the first time in my life I stood immovable Amazed at how distant the sky was How vast, How blue Respectfully I … Continue reading

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Precarity in Paradise: the Barcelona model

We share below an essay by Peter Gelderloos on the capitalist city and anticapitalist resistance in Barcelona that originally appeared in Roarmag (28/06/2015) …

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Gentrificação: A cidade como campo de apropriação, deslocação e segregação

Partilhamos uma reflexão sobre a gentrificação enquanto processo de desalojamento capitalista, de um amigo de Autonomies … No dia 14 de Junho de 1989, Bruce Bailey, activista de defesa dos direitos de inquilinos na cidade de Nova York foi assassinado, … Continue reading

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Gentrification: The city as a field of appropriation, dislocation and segregation

We share below a reflection on gentrification as capitalist dispossession, from a friend of Autonomies … On the 14 the of June of 1989, Bruce Bailey, tenants activist in New York city, was murdered, his dismembered body abandoned in a … Continue reading

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