Post Tagged with: "London"

Interview – Lisa Tilley

Interview – Lisa Tilley

Lisa Tilley discusses the relationship between the urban and the international, the political economy of knowledge, and the potential for theory to be subversive.

Security, Society and the Games

Security, Society and the Games

To file the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics away as a success would ignore the ways in which they have revealed evolutions in the practices of security and its impact on contemporary society and politics.

London 2012, Terrorism and the Militarization of the City

London 2012, Terrorism and the Militarization of the City

The ways in which security has been approached and implemented by the organisers of London 2012 reflects an ongoing militarization of cities which is worrying.

Greed and Democracy

Greed and Democracy

When making sense of the weird things currently happening in the northern hemisphere, such as the London riots, one trend should not escape our notice: a deepening crisis caused by bankers’ greed is beginning to rip the guts out of democracy. Four years into the deepest economic crisis since the Great Depression, governments of vital parts of the capitalist world are running on empty.

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