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 – “F**k the Cupcake Revolution! David Cameron, Samuel Smiles, and the Geographies of Neo-Victorian Thrift”

Alison Hulme https://commoditytactics.wordpress.com/   The homemade poster was clearly visible in the window of a first floor flat as I sat on the top deck of the 185 bus that was jerking its...
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Intervention – "Reclaiming Hope Within the Geopolitics of Economic Bullying: The Case of SYRIZA and Post-Referendum Greece"

by Maria Pentaraki, Queen's University Belfast (M.Pentaraki@qub.ac.uk), and Janet Speake, Liverpool Hope University (SPEAKEJ@hope.ac.uk) “When the ‘OXI-NO’ vote in the referendum became a...
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Video abstract – 'Housing Goes South: Constructing Securitized Mortgages for the Poor in Mexico'

Forthcoming in Antipode 47(2) in early 2015, and available online now, Susanne Soederberg's Subprime Housing Goes South: Constructing Securitized Mortgages for the Poor in Mexico offers a timely...
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Intervention – 'Crammed Contested Strip: Democracy in the New Republic' by Andy Merrifield

Andy Merrifield, Fellow, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge I was in Athens not long ago, at a conference called “Crisis-Scapes”, organized by a talented anarchist collective who a...
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Video abstract – Megan Ybarra talks about "You Cannot Measure a Tzuultaq'a": Cultural Politics at the Limits of Liberal Legibility

Here Megan Ybarra, Assistant Professor of Politics, Latin American Studies, and American Ethnic Studies at Willamette University, talks about her paper "You Cannot Measure a Tzuultaq'a": Cultural...
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Intervention – 'Doing the Right Thing in Detroit' by Andy Merrifield

“Neutrality isn’t cool” -- Justin Ravitz, Marxist Judge of Detroit Recorder’s Court, 1980 A little while ago, I participated in an evening of revolutionary politics at the Roxy Bar and...
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March issue of Antipode out now

Antipode 45(2) is out now. There's the Editorial Collective's annual editorial asking 'What does it mean to win?', one intervention from Hilda Kurtz considering the Trayvon Martin case and US...
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Happy Birthday Occupy!

Occupy Wall Street observes its first anniversary today with the culmination of three days of education, celebration and resistance in NYC (see here and here). To mark the occasion we've pulled some...
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Occupy Homes MN: The anti-foreclosure movement builds solidarity among debtors

by Sara Nelson, University of Minnesota At 4 am on Monday 25 May, officers of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department raided the home of the Cruz family in south Minneapolis, busting through the...
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