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The Militarization of the World’s Urban Peripheries

February 13, 2008 Raúl Zibechi 0

Urban peripheries have become war zones where states attempt to maintain order based on the establishment of a sort of "sanitary cordon" to keep the poor isolated from "normal" society. What can come of the isolation and militarization of the places where a third of the world’s population live? […]

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Uruguay: Building Autonomy, One Co-op at a Time

February 13, 2008 Michael Fox 0

It’s a social movement and a housing cooperative, a massive self-help program for the poor and a new way of life for thousands. With 20,000 member-families living in cooperatively owned homes in 400 communities across the country, it is one of the largest and most radical housing cooperative federations in the Americas. […]

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