Schools and Cities

Education is one of the key civil rights struggles of our era, and urban schools need to do more to bridge the 'civic empowerment gaps' between students. How and what we teach children will determine how they engage in civic life for the rest of their life. It's time to rethink the role of civic... Continue Reading →

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Art and Cities

In the early 1990s, when China’s artists were less able to participate in open debate about the shape of Chinese society, they turned to the production of urban space instead. "If you want to see the political impact of Chinese artists, we can look to the city in order to see that."  Dr Christen Cornell After... Continue Reading →

Land Enclosure

How much public land has been stolen from the British people? The short answer is, a lot! We’re talking to Professor Brett Christophers from Uppsala University about his new book, The New Enclosure: The Appropriation of Public Land in Neoliberal Britain. And it's a story that we just couldn’t squeeze into one episode, so alas, we’ve given... Continue Reading →

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