Blog #81e. – Towards Transformative Approaches to Unjust Inequality.


Blog #81e. – Towards Transformative Approaches to Unjust Inequality. Given that the conservative responses to unjust inequality essentially accept its existence, that the liberal  does something to ameliorate the results of unjust inequalities but does not address their causes, and that the progressive response does even more, but both within  severe limits that leave the […]

Blog #40 – Reading the Right to the City


Blog #40 – Reading the Right to the City THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND.. It’s no accident that the discussion about the right to the city emerged just when it did, or that it has become a hot formulation again just now. To summarize, the critical milestones (viewpoint: U.S.A./Europe) were perhaps – 1919, unrest and failure of […]

Blog #30 – Transformative Proposals in Nine Areas


Blog #30: Beyond Immediate Proposals: Some Transformative Provocations The last blog, Blog #29 began with the puzzle that the United States faces deep-seated problems today: problems of poverty, inequality, discrimination, poor education, unemployment, unaffordable housing, unaffordable health care, social aggressiveness and exclusion, insecurities of all sorts, all in a country that claims the values and […]

Blog #25 – Re-imagining the City critically


Blog #25 – Re-imagining the City critically Re-imagining the city can be a provocation to reconsider and expand the range of possibilities for a city in the future. It can simply be an opportunity for an unfettered imagination physically to design something completely new and different, not tethered to the existing city. Or it can […]