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Popular Democracy – Response by Adrian Bua

Tweet In this post Adrian Bua continues CURA’s third book debate by replying to Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza’s first post outlining the argument in their recent book “Popular Democracy: the Paradox of Participation”. Popular Democracy deals with an important question … Continue reading

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Patterns of Neoliberalisation and Resistance

Tweet Professor Jonathan Davies introduces a new paper “Austerity Urbanism: Patterns of Neoliberalisation and Resistance in Six Cities of Spain and the UK”. The paper is co-authored with Ismael Blanco and published in Environment and Planning A. The article is … Continue reading

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Popular Democracy by Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza

Tweet In this post Ernesto Ganuza and Gianpaolo Baiocchi begin our third instalment of CURA’s Book Debates series by outlining the main argument in their recently co-authored book “Popular Democracy: the Paradox of Participation” – where they trace the development … Continue reading

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Urban Futures Podcast – the Grounded City with Karel Williams

Tweet We are delighted to launch CURA’s “Urban Futures” podcast series with this edition on the “Grounded City” with Karel Williams, Professor of Accounting and Political Economy at the University of Manchester. If you use iTunes click here to listen and download … Continue reading

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Why network governance won’t stop climate change

Tweet In today’s post Professor Jonathan Davies draws on Gramscian theory to argue that network governance ideology fails to engage with real power structures, and that state-society partnerships cannot stop climate change. This post was originally published on the Innovations … Continue reading

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The EU Referendum and the ailings of contemporary democracy

Tweet In this post Adrian Bua argues that Brexit highlights fundamental failures in contemporary British democracy. Democracy was a key element of the debate around whether the UK should exit or remain in the EU. One of the main criticisms of the … Continue reading

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Brexit: the Need for a “21st Century Marshall Plan”

Tweet Professor Jonathan Davies argues for a new “Marshall Plan” to fix the broken political economy of the UK, and of Europe. There are long decades when history barely moves.  And there are times when decades or even centuries fly … Continue reading

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Brexit – A Nation Divided

Tweet CURAs Jonathan Payne reflects on Brexit its causes and its consequences for UK progressives The people of Britain woke up this morning to a Brexit vote and a country deeply divided and ill at ease with itself and its … Continue reading

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The Coming Fight Over Brexit

Tweet Professor Jonathan Davies, director of CURA, offers his thoughts on Brexit. After yesterday’s staggering Brexit vote, it is impossible to predict what lies ahead. It is clear, however, that responsibility lies at the feet of both the British and … Continue reading

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Workshop: Resistance and Alternatives to Austerity

Tweet Adam Fishwick and Heather Connolly report back on a workshop they convened for CURA on Resistance and Alternatives to Austerity. On 18th May CURA hosted our one day workshop on ‘Resistance and Alternatives to Austerity’ engaging with a range … Continue reading

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