Intervention – “On the Function of ‘Crisis’ for Stateless Rohingya”

Patrick DeSutter, 2019-2020 Malini Chowdhury Fellow in Bangladesh Studies, University of California, Berkeley; pjdesutter@berkeley.edu On 5 September, the Bangladesh military escorted a group...
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Intervention – “The ‘Middle Class’ Does Not Exist: A Critique of Gentrification Research”

Ståle Holgersen, Department of Social and Economic Geography and Institute for Housing and Urban Research, Uppsala University; stale.holgersen@kultgeog.uu.se The middle class is a key word in...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Aneftaoratos Runners’ Movement”

“Aneftaoratos” is an independent runners’ movement, horizontally and non-hierarchically organised. Aneftaoratos emerged to meet the growing reclaim of the public space, quasi-released during...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Everyday Activism amid the Pandemic: Civic Associations as Avenues of Hope for the Marginalized”

The Covid-19 pandemic amongst many things has emerged as a social crisis whose costs are unequally distributed due to the profit-seeking and individualizing structure of neoliberalism. For the...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Embodying Absence”

The first time we meet, I think she is going to punch me. Months later we laugh about it in the park as she teaches me to disarm someone with a knife. Dancing, weaving and lunging with sticks, she...
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Intervention – “Gaza as Site and Method: The Settler Colonial City Without Settlers”

Nour Joudah, Department of Geography, UCLA; nourjoudah@ucla.edu … does not compel people to cool contemplation, but rather to explosion and a collision with reality. (Mahmoud...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Aside From the Sign…”

This photograph was taken at the intersection of La Branch Street and Wheeler Avenue (the 1400th block), in Houston’s Midtown neighborhood. The geometric fitting of lumber, nails, and brackets...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “COVID-19, the Anthropocene, and the Revolutionary ‘Stop’”

In a recent Guardian article, Peter Daszak, an expert on zoonosis (diseases spreading from non-humans to humans), argues we are entering an era of pandemics which will only end when we live in a...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “The Crucible on 3rd Precinct”

The crucible on 3rd Precinct in Minneapolisforges new life from ashes: the phoenix rises.MPD heretofore un-defunded,roots of grass heretofore unheeded, untended,a wildfire nowreadies the soil for...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “COVID-19 en Lima, a family tale”

My family is infected. Casi todos están contagiados, and there is nothing I can do from my desk in Canada. But I call every day. I call my parents and brothers, and I reconnect with cousins and...
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