Experimental Geographies

"There is tenderness only in the coarsest demand: that no-one shall go hungry any more" – Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia (1974: 156)

Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Boycotting Amazon and the Logics of Post-Fordist Capitalism

By-strategy has posted an excellent commentary on the recent call by UKUncut and others to boycott Amazon in response to news that they pay no UK corporation tax. The piece … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Urban discontents

Originally posted on Pop Theory:
There has been a flurry of interest in the theme of ‘planetary urbanization’ recently. Andy Merrifield has an essay on the theme of ‘Whither urban…

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
This is the text of a document prepared by Meera and me on Article Processing Charges as currently understood and the serious risks…

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

W.J.T. Mitchell on the “Arts of Occupation”

In a recent issue of Critical Inquiry, W.J.T. Mitchell examines the particular image (or imaginary) that, in his view, links the Occupy Movement to the Arab Spring. The article is … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Shipping Container revanchism: growth market?

A timely post by anomie//géographie on the relationship between precarious housing and the production of a new barelife urbanism

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment