February 25, 2020

Before the Protest Movement in Lebanon – Revisiting Neoliberal Urbanism and Marginalization in Beirut

February 7, 2020

Video: The Iranian State – An Anti-Imperialist Force?

February 4, 2020

The Syrian Revolution by Yasser Munif

January 20, 2020

LAS DOS CARAS DE IRÁN: CONTRADICCIONES QUE MATAN

Recent Posts

Before the Protest Movement in Lebanon – Revisiting Neoliberal Urbanism and Marginalization in Beirut

Before the Protest Movement in Lebanon – Revisiting Neoliberal Urbanism and Marginalization in Beirut

  by Ismael Benkrama written during Benkrama's time at the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Beirut This paper examines the impact of neoliberal urbanism on Positive Peace through an in-depth analysis of the rebuilding process of Beirut Central District after 1990. I will demonstrate, how neoliberal urbanism creates a privatized, controlled, segregated and securitized city-center in Beirut Downtown. Furthermore I will show how it creates a

Qouts of the day

caret-down caret-up caret-left caret-right
Frantz Fanon

Each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it, in relative opacity.

Silvia Federici

The abstract categories of imperialism are neither exempt from the need of a foundation, nor will the fact that they are coextensive with ordinary discourse provide them with the needed foundation.

Karl Marx

 

Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.