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Abahlali baseMjondolo: Connexipedia Article
A shack-dwellers' movement in South Africa.
The Coming Plague of Slums: Against The Current vol. 109
Davis, Mike
Mass death may be coming to a neighborhood near you, and the Department of Homeland Security will be helpless to prevent it. The terrorist in this case will be a mutant offspring of influenza A subtyp...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017: Race and Class
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Racial Liberalism: The Case of Interwar Detroit
Miller, Karen R.
The paradox at the heart of contemporary racial politics is what sociologists and political scientists call "colorblind racism:" How is it that the United States is a country where racism is supposed ...
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
The Road to Wigan Pier
Orwell, George
George Orwell's investigation of an English working class community in the 1930s.
Slums, 21st Century Wars: Against The Current vol. 130
Warren, Ron
How have homo sapiens managed to achieve a highly technological, seemingly advanced “civilization,” while producing the horrors described by Mike Davis in Planet of Slums?
Squatter Town: The South's urban explosion: New Internationalist January/February 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at squatter communities and the social injustices they face.
The State of the World Atlas
Kidron, Michael
Through the Lens of Young Slum Dwellers
Valente, Marcela
Two dozen young slum dwellers in Buenos Aires began filming a documentary about themselves this month, in an attempt to break down the negative stereotypes with which they are portrayed in the media.

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AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...

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