I first started writing about Instant Cities in 2013 as a way to describe how post-crisis displacement and refugee camps Continue reading
The “revolución bolivariana” has done little to improve the living conditions of slum dwellers. What they have done is destroy Continue reading
We usually think of ourselves as “naturally” gendered beings that inhabit or dwell in cities. In the following, I would Continue reading
Next year the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child becomes law in Sweden, this gives each child the right Continue reading
The U.S.-Mexican border es una herida abierta where the Third World grates the first and bleeds. ––Gloria Anzaldúa According to Gloria Continue reading
Communities that are rebuilding or reforming following a crisis exist in a constant flux of formality and informality. This liminal existence, at once formal and informal manifests itself physically in many of the places that displaced families seek shelter.
El desarrollo progresivo de los asentamientos informales venezolanos se debe en gran medida a las estructuras organizativas que surgieron de Continue reading
Once, climbing among the granite crags of Utah’s Little Cottonwood Canyon, I met a Brazilian climber who described climbing in Continue reading