Monthly Archives: November 2014

Ciudad Furor: defending and re-imagining urban services

This is the first in a short series of posts based on a talk we gave to open the recent Ciudad Furor film festival, organised by the Latin American Solidarity Centre. The festival focused on questions of urban space, and in our introduction we sought to frame some issues around the political economy of cities […]

The PAH hits Dublin Friday the 28th of November

Followers of this blog will be familiar with Spain’s housing movement Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca (we’re written about them here and here). To our great delight, Housing Action Now are bringing two members of the collective to Dublin this Friday to launch the book Mortgaged Lives (recently translated into English and part financed […]

Openhere Starts Tomorrow

The Openhere conference/festival starts tomorrow in the Science Gallery, Dublin. The three-day program all looks really interesting – a great line-up of speakers – but perhaps most interesting for us are the talks by Brett Scott on open-source financing and the interview with the Robin Hood Collective who ask: “Could we bend the financialization of […]