Tag: commons

Neither Markets Nor Militaries: On the critical importance of restoring the commons

Pierre Du Plessis , June 17th, 2020


In Southern Africa – where South Africa and Botswana account for two of the most economically unequal countries in the world according to the GINI index – the…


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Atmospheric Commons

Adam Fish , October 12th, 2019


ATMOSPHERIC COMMONS This text was jointly composed by the AIR group: Hanna Husberg, Agata Marzecova, Liu Xin, Taru Elfving, Nerea Calvillo, Adam Fish & Nicolas Maigret as part…


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Tania Li: Commons, Co-ops, and Corporations: Assembling Indonesia’s 21st century land reform

Mehr als Gemüse. Urban Gardening als Intervention in den Stadtraum.

Gastautor_in , May 8th, 2018


Ein Essay von Laura Esser 1. Dein Essay in einem Satz: In meinem Essay zeige ich am Beispiel der Kölner Urban Gardening-Initiative “NeuLand” auf, wie über städtische Gartenprojekte…


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David Hamou and Ida Susser: Where to Catalonia?: Is this commoning? What for independence?

Focaal Web Editor , December 11th, 2017


As we sit here in Barcelona, a historic center of anarchism and left resistance, the questions debated in the most recent Focaal special section “Exploring the urban commons” confront us….


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Focaal Volume 2017, Issue 79: Exploring the urban commons

Focaal Web Editor , December 7th, 2017


We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Focaal – Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology has recently published and is available online at its new home, www.berghahnjournals.com/foc…


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Don’t bomb Syria

Vito Laterza , December 2nd, 2015


Tonight’s vote in the Commons about Cameron’s plans to bomb Syria has a relevance well beyond the UK borders. Things are heading towards a full military invasion with…


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The Tallest Ruin in the World

Gastón Gordillo , December 21st, 2013


In Society of the Spectacle, Guy Debord argued that capitalism neutralizes critical dispositions through the hypnotic power of its spectacle of commodities, mass advertising, light, films, color, and…


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The Tallest Ruin in the World

Gastón Gordillo , December 21st, 2013


In Society of the Spectacle, Guy Debord argued that capitalism neutralizes critical dispositions through the hypnotic power of its spectacle of commodities, mass advertising, light, films, color, and…


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