Intervention – “Material Diagnostics: Rupture and Repair at the DSA Brake Light Clinic”

Peter Timko (peter.n.timko@gmail.com)

Writing in the online television and media studies journal Flow, media scholar Lisa Parks describes the work of Berian Menyani, a self-taught technician who makes a living repairing radios, mobile...
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Excess and the Outsides of Capitalism – A Conversation with Vinay Gidwani, Cindi Katz and Neferti Tadiar

Organised by Jessica Dempsey and Geraldine Pratt, UBC jessica.dempsey@geog.ubc.ca, gpratt@geog.ubc.ca

***A downloadable version of the following conversation is available here*** For decades now feminists from all over the world have rethought capitalism beyond the limitations of orthodox and...
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Intervention – “Beyond Disaster Capitalism: Dismantling the Infrastructure of Extraction in Puerto Rico’s Neo-Plantation Economy”

Joaquín Villanueva (Gustavus Adolphus College; jvillanu@gustavus.edu) and Martín Cobián (City University of New York)

A new colonial administration is shocking the nation. The Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB), a Congress-appointed body responsible for managing the Island’s finances, has restructured...
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Intervention – “Shrinking Worlds: Austerity and Depression”

Esther Hitchen, Durham University; e.j.u.hitchen@durham.ac.uk
Ian Shaw, University of Glasgow; ian.shaw.2@glasgow.ac.uk

Introduction A park closed, a library shut, or a social housing estate left to ruin. Austerity has dramatically altered the geographies of everyday life. Consider the 2019 Bureau of Investigative...
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Intervention – “The Other Side of The Tracks: Contested Space, Commemoration, and Erasure”

David S. Rotenstein, Ph.D. Historian/Folklorist david.rotenstein@earthlink.net

The Talbot Avenue Bridge is contested space. The metal girder bridge was built in 1918 to span the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tracks in Silver Spring, an unincorporated community in Montgomery...
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Intervention – “On the Uses of Geography in a Moment of Rising Fascism”

Johan Pries, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet / Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences The stakes of grasping how the far Right operates have not been higher for a long time. Hard Right racism is...
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Intervention – “The Public Spaces of Trump Tower Reflect the Cruelty and Self-Dealing of the Trump Presidency”

Robert Rosenberger Georgia Institute of Technology rosenberger@gatech.edu The Trump administration will be forever remembered, among other things, as one that persecuted already disadvantaged people,...
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Intervention – “A Femifesto for Teaching and Learning Radical Geography”

The Athena Co-Learning Collective https://www.athenacollective.org Who are We, and What is Our Project? The Athena Co-Learning Collective is a group of graduate students and faculty at the University...
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Intervention – “Changing the Question from ‘The End of Austerity?’ to ‘What Ends in Austerity?’”

Ruth Raynor School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape, Newcastle University Ruth.Raynor@Newcastle.ac.uk A short break from ceaseless punditry on “Brexit” was given over to chancellor...
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The Violent Reality of the EU Border: Police Brutality in the Balkans

Earlier this year the Antipode Foundation announced the recipients of its 2018 Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards. The organisers of one of the projects, “Fragile...
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