Posts Tagged ‘Aaron Swartz’

Harvey Molotch’s “The City as Growth Machine”

Thursday, November 12th, 2015


Sociologist Harvey Molotch
“A city and, more generally, any locality, is conceived as the areal expression of the interests of some land-based elite.”

Harvey Molotch‘s seminal 1976 article “The City as Growth Machine”—which is equally applicable today—just happened to be published the same year of the UN Habitat Conference on Settlements that took place in Vancouver (and is the subject of my upcoming book).

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Aaron Swartz 1986-2013

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Over time this tragedy just seems to become more painful, rather than less.

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On another note, February 11 is Today We Fight Back. If you are reading this on Feb. 11, click on the banner below – and if you are in Canada etc.

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