.@NaomiAKlein @theintercept ::: #Pandemic SHOCK DOCTRINE is beginning to emerge. Call it the “Screen New Deal.”

For a few fleeting moments during New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, the somber grimace that has filled our screens for weeks was briefly replaced by something resembling a smile. “We are ready, we’re all-in,” the governor gushed. “We are New Yorkers, so we’re aggressive about it, we’re ambitious about it.... Lire la Suite →

.@Metropolitiques ::: #Henri_Lefebvre for #ARCHITECTS and #urban_planners… the #pivotal_era in #architecture marked by the #death of #Le_Corbusier in 1965 and the #postmodern_transition of the mid-1970s.

Although #Henri_Lefebvre is well known for introducing the #concept of “#the_right_to_the_city”, his work is little used by #urban_planners and #architects. In Henri Lefebvre on Space, #Łukasz_Stanek reveals the #practical_ambitions of the this #thinker’s work and how they can be put to #use_not_just by #academics but also by #professionals in search of a #theoretical_frame of #reference.... Lire la Suite →

.@Metropolitiques ::: The #RIGHT_to_the_CITY: An #Emancipating_Concept?… the #failure to include #inhabitants in the #production of #urban_spaces. #Henri_Lefebvre.

The #radical_approach formulated by #Henri_Lefebvre in 1968 #criticized the f#ailure to #include_inhabitants in the #production_of_urban_spaces. While the “#right_to_the_city” is today widely known and #shared_concept, #Matthias_Lecoq looks back on the #evolution of this #idea and #questions its #emancipatory_potential. Fifty years after it was defined by Henri Lefebvre (1968), the right to the city remains more relevant than... Lire la Suite →

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