Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know. 
                                                                                                                    -Walter Benjamin 

Prosfygika housing complex in danger again

In another attempt to get rid of the Prosfygika housing complex, the Greek State has recently passed its ownership to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED), in order to be sold to private investors. TAIPED was established on 1st July 2011, under the mid-term fiscal strategy, imposed by the Troika and adopted by the Greek government. …

Troon Street: A road in transition

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What follows is about my neighborhood, Ano (Upper) Petralona. It takes the form of notes and thoughts, circling around the social geographies of the area and building infrastructure, and taking as an example Troon Street, one of the main streets in the area. 

Links to external texts

David Harvey: Το δικαίωμα στην πόλη

Το καρναβάλι ως κατάσταση ανατρεπτική – Μια αναφορά στη θεωρία του Mikhail Bakhtin

The urban roots of financial crises: Reclaiming the city for anti-capitalist struggle
by David Harvey 

Πόλεις κι Εξεγέρσεις
by Eric J. Hobsbawm 

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