Monthly Archives: May 2011

Spain’s 15-M: What happened and what can we learn?

It began on the 15th of May in the form of demonstrations across Spain with an estimated attendance of 150,000. This initial demonstration was organized by a new group called Real Democracy Now (RDN), a loosely organized collective which focused on expressing the feeling of outrage among the Spanish population without recourse to traditional left […]

The Creative City

The Talking Shop is a new discussion forum organised by the Campaign for Old City Arts Building, Dublin Housing Action and the Provisional University, but open to everyone. Our second session looks at The Creative City. Seomra Spraoi 6:30 – 8:00 Monday 30th of May 2nd Session – The Creative CityIn the last decade, urban […]

The essential idea is that cities are places of opportunity and possibility which shape us and are shaped by us. The idea of the right to the city asserts a collective right to the city. This means that everyone has the right to live in the city, to access the city and to change the […]

The Right to the City

The Talking Shop is a new discussion forum we’re organising along with the Campaign for the Old City Arts Building and Dublin Housing Action. Our first session looks at The Right to the City. Seomra Spraoi 6.30 Monday 16th of May Anyone living in Dublin over last decades can see that today the city itself […]