Monthly Archives: April 2014

E.P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
? E.P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left: Essays and Polemics by E. P. Thompson; edited by Cal Winslow – out in June with Monthly Review Press. More details and endorsements at the site – here’s…

E.P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
? E.P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left: Essays and Polemics by E. P. Thompson; edited by Cal Winslow – out in June with Monthly Review Press. More details and endorsements at the site – here’s…

Ranciere! and Urban Studies

After a reading-group discussion today, I realized that Ranciere is more pertinent to urban studies work than I originally imagined. We started to discuss his views on politics, the political, dissensus, and the police.  In contrast to Habermas, the work

Ranciere! and Urban Studies

After a reading-group discussion today, I realized that Ranciere is more pertinent to urban studies work than I originally imagined. We started to discuss his views on politics, the political, dissensus, and the police.  In contrast to Habermas, the work

Utopia or Bust by Benjamin Kunkel – Chapter One on David Harvey free online

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Chapter One of Benjamin Kunkel, Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis is free to read online. It’s mainly a discussion of David Harvey’s work.

Utopia or Bust by Benjamin Kunkel – Chapter One on David Harvey free online

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Chapter One of Benjamin Kunkel, Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis is free to read online. It’s mainly a discussion of David Harvey’s work.

Radical ideologies today: Marxism and anarchism

The Charnel-House Christoph Lichtenberg, Eva CurryAlex Khasnabish, Chris Parsons This Spring, The Platypus Affiliated Society hosted a series panels on “Radical ideologies today: Marxism and anarchism” in New York, Frankfurt, Halifax, Thessaloniki, and Chicago. The panel description reads: “It seems that there are

Radical ideologies today: Marxism and anarchism

The Charnel-House Christoph Lichtenberg, Eva CurryAlex Khasnabish, Chris Parsons This Spring, The Platypus Affiliated Society hosted a series panels on “Radical ideologies today: Marxism and anarchism” in New York, Frankfurt, Halifax, Thessaloniki, and Chicago. The panel description reads: “It seems that there are

Call for participants: Workshop on ‘Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure’

Originally posted on Energy Vulnerability and Urban Transitions:
The installation of new chimneys in order to switch to fuelwood for heating is a common strategy for coping with the economic crisis in Greek peri-urban areas (photo by Saska Petrova) The…

Call for participants: Workshop on ‘Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure’

Originally posted on Energy Vulnerability and Urban Transitions:
The installation of new chimneys in order to switch to fuelwood for heating is a common strategy for coping with the economic crisis in Greek peri-urban areas (photo by Saska Petrova) The…

Ranciere, Politics, and the Properly Political

A pointed reading of Ranciere provides potentially mobilizing fodder for the radically minded academic. With the hope of finding spaces and interventions that are properly political, I found myself reading Swyngedouw, Zizek, Mouffe, and Mark Purcell’s work on political philosophy.

Ranciere, Politics, and the Properly Political

A pointed reading of Ranciere provides potentially mobilizing fodder for the radically minded academic. With the hope of finding spaces and interventions that are properly political, I found myself reading Swyngedouw, Zizek, Mouffe, and Mark Purcell’s work on political philosophy.