Radical geographies of the sea?

by Andy Davies, University of Liverpool In the aftermath of the cruise liner Costa Concordia capsizing off the coast of Italy, I began to think about how the sea relates to what we do in geography....
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The winter of Occupy Wall Street?

by David Meek, University of Georgia The Occupy Wall Street movement has focused a magnifying lens on the complex relationships between space and resistance. As we pay attention to the evolution of...
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Yo: are we (still) racist?

by Rachel Brahinsky, UC Berkeley When I teach classes about race and geography, I often use the civil rights movement to start a conversation about the ways in which racial politics and spatial...
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Thoughts on Occupy Wall Street and anti-Zionism

by Kareem Rabie, City University of New York From the beginning of OWS, the issue of Palestine has been contentious, and commentators and occupiers have excluded it preemptively and as it emerged....
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Carbon debt and climate justice: Moving on from Durban

by Sara Nelson, University of Minnesota Carbon prices fell to record lows on 5 January, with declines driven by the Eurozone debt crisis and an over-allocation of credits in Europe’s Emissions...
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Who cleans up this mess?

by Christian Anderson, City University of New York The short film Trash-Out (freely viewable at http://www.pbs.org/pov/trashout/full.php through August 2014) offers an unflinching look at the nitty...
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New enclosures of the carbon market, Part II: Reimagining the commons

by Naomi Millner, University of Bristol In my last post I reflected on a bizarre paradox – the 'carbon credits' with which governments buy out their emissions are providing justification for the...
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Cops and the 99%, Part II: Cops, scabs, and the 99%

by Jesse Goldstein, City University of New York As promised, here’s my follow-up, a somewhat more opinionated take on the relationship between cops and the 99%. Scabs are paid to break a strike,...
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This is about our humanity

by Punam Khosla, York University Reflecting on the ‘year of protest’ I am struck by the emphasis of many left commentators. A broad progressive consensus is that capitalist crisis and the...
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Security, scarcity, and the political pipeline

by Sean Gillon, University of Wisconsin - Madison The Keystone XL pipeline proposed by TransCanada Corporation has become a highly politicized economic, energy, and ecological debate.  If approved...
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