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Commentary by Mustafa Dikeç: Fraudulent democracy and Urban Stasis in Turkey

Commentary by Mustafa Dikeç: Fraudulent democracy and Urban Stasis in Turkey | urban junk | Scoop.it
Mustafa Dikeç is a reader in human geography at Royal Holloway, University of London, a member of our editorial board, and the writer of  influential works such as Badlands of the Republic: Space, ...
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URBAN QUESTIONS: Personal and Political Interrogations

URBAN QUESTIONS:  Personal and Political Interrogations | urban junk | Scoop.it
By Andy Merrifield 'In 1977, when Manuel Castells’ classic book, The Urban Question, was first put into English, I’d been a year out of secondary school, in Liverpool. It was five years after its o...
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[VIDEO] CPAG on benefits myths - 'People like us' | ilegal

[VIDEO] CPAG on benefits myths - 'People like us'  | ilegal | urban junk | Scoop.it
Great video by Child Poverty Action Group 'People like us' A really good video which effectively dispels some of the 'scrounger & striver' myths surrounding people who claim benefits.
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Istanbul Skyline Reflects Cheap Dollars Now Growing Scarce

Istanbul Skyline Reflects Cheap Dollars Now Growing Scarce | urban junk | Scoop.it
Even optimists are growing nervous over the rapid accumulation of dollar-denominated debt in emerging economies like Turkey, while the Fed weighs its options.
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The woman who nearly died making your iPad

The woman who nearly died making your iPad | urban junk | Scoop.it
Aditya Chakrabortty: Tian Yu worked more than 12 hours a day, six days a week. She had to skip meals to do overtime. Then she threw herself from a fourth-floor window
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BBC - Inside Out - London - Thamesmead

BBC - Inside Out - London - Thamesmead | urban junk | Scoop.it
Thamesmead is only 25 minutes from the city of London. Forty years ago the first residents moved in with hopes of living a better life. But today that dream has turned into a living nightmare.
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Tom Slater's Top 10 urban studies books

Editor's note: Tom's words below make up the first entry in our first series for this blog, where we ask members of the Urban Geography editorial board to select and comment on their top 10 books i...
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Evrensel Gazetesi - Mesele rantsa ecdat teferruattır

Evrensel Gazetesi - Mesele rantsa ecdat teferruattır | urban junk | Scoop.it
Ekonomi, politika, işçi, sendika, bölge, dünya, kültür, medya, son dakika haberler. Video haber, analiz, okur mektubu, köşe yazıları ve daha fazlası...
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London housing crisis: the high price of 'affordable rent'

London housing crisis: the high price of 'affordable rent' | urban junk | Scoop.it
A new think tank report highlights the perversities of the government's housing and benefit reforms in the capital
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Kıyılar, 'nükleerci başdanışman' Yiğit Bulut'a emanet - Türkiye Haberleri - Radikal

Kıyılar, 'nükleerci başdanışman' Yiğit Bulut'a emanet - Türkiye Haberleri - Radikal | urban junk | Scoop.it
Trakya'dan Akkuyu'ya kadar tüm kıyılarda nükleer santral kurulabileceğini savunan ve çevre hareketlerini 'Alman ajanlığı' olarak gören Yiğit Bulut'un, 'sahillerdeki çarpık yapılaşmayı denetleyecek' ko...
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Ten solutions to the housing crisis – in pictures

Ten solutions to the housing crisis – in pictures | urban junk | Scoop.it
Rowan Moore looks at 10 smart and creative alternatives that could put a roof over all our heads
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Why China loves to build copycat towns

Why China loves to build copycat towns | urban junk | Scoop.it
China is well known its cheap rip-offs, but this "copycat culture" extends to architecture too - with whole towns sometimes replicated.
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Streetview of Minsk: The Living Dead Walls | TheProtoCity.com

Streetview of Minsk: The Living Dead Walls | TheProtoCity.com | urban junk | Scoop.it
Jordi van Seventer explores the living dead walls of Minsk's modernist tower blocks and how they affect public spaces and neighbourhoods.
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A Samba revolution? Brazil’s leadership in crisis as one million take to streets

A Samba revolution? Brazil’s leadership in crisis as one million take to streets | urban junk | Scoop.it
Brazil’s President Dilma Rouseff called an emergency cabinet meeting yesterday after nationwide protests that saw more than a million people take to the streets in at least 100 cities.
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Trade unions and global restructuring: Do not abandon the state as a site of social struggle: Lessons from the Asian Financial Crisis for the Eurozone!

Trade unions and global restructuring: Do not abandon the state as a site of social struggle: Lessons from the Asian Financial Crisis for the Eurozone! | urban junk | Scoop.it
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No, I'm not going to the world cup.

Twitter: @CarlaDauden / Instagram: carla_dauden This video was recorded right before the recent protests started, but with all of this going on, it becomes e...
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