Interesting out-takes from an interview with David Harvey, at Irish Left Review. The full print interview is longer, though excerpts are available in Red Pepper. The latter discusses his next book, The Seventeen Contradictions of Capitalism, due out next year.
As China pushes ahead with government-led urbanization, many are worried. Will the rural-to-urban transition face the same plight as postwar housing projects in Western countries, creating a new set of troubles that could plague Chinese cities for generations? The NY Times has been publishing a thought-provoking series of articles: