Paris commune barricades

Cities and Insurrections

In this piece from 2005, historian Eric J. Hobsbwam reflects on cities, social movements, and social control. The image is from and depicts a barricade during the Par...

Gentrification and Resistance

Craig Willse This summer I spent a few weeks in Los Angeles, hanging out with the LA Liberation School, where I facilitated a class on Gentrification and Resistance. An ad-hoc experiment in free education one year in the...
End Poverty

Future of Poverty

By Amit Patel.  A few days ago, I was walking by the World Bank building and saw this huge banner that read: “End Poverty”. While there is no question about the righteousness of ending poverty, I started thin...