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August 21, 2019

Festivals can transform cities by making space for overlooked people and cultures

Cities all over the world are facing major crises – from failing services and mounting inequalities, to climate emergencies. And arts and culture have a surprisingly critical role in tackling these kind of urban challenges. Festivals create exciting spaces to experience art, music, culture and…
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July 29, 2019

How social innovation can support citizen participation

Beth Perry, Catherine Durose and Liz Richardson reflect on the findings of the Jam and Justice Action Research Collective in Greater Manchester and discuss how social innovation can support citizen participation. This article was originally published on Open Access Government.…
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July 23, 2019

Putting people first: Why citizens are the lynchpin to achieving urban climate action

Blog post by Ryan Bellinson, PhD student. I, like most other researchers, am passionate about the topics I investigate. So when I was recently presented with an opportunity to participate in a TV programme, I was quite excited to share…
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October 3, 2018

Municipal What?: Reflections on #municipalsocialism in the 21st century

Article by Bert Russell, Research Associate in the Urban Institute. Originally posted by Realising Just Cities. Bert Russell provides reflections on a how municipal socialist ideas, practices and projects can contribute to struggles for justice in the 21st century. The…
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August 28, 2018

Airbnb and the short-term rental revolution – how English cities are suffering

Written by Jonathan Silver, Leverhulme ECR Fellow at The University of Sheffield. This article was originally published on The Conversation on August 23, 2018. The short-term rental market has ballooned in recent years. According to the Residential Landlords Association, Airbnb listings…
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August 15, 2018

What role will UK trade unions play on climate change?

By Jennifer Patient, a PhD student working on the Realising Just Cities Project with The Urban Insitute. This post originally appeared on the Realising Just Cities project website on 11th July 2018. “Trade unions hear different stories - about climate change…
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August 7, 2018

“With savings we can do wonders”: a Manchester-Muungano exchange

In June 2018, six Greater Manchester residents went on a learning exchange visit to Muungano Wa Wanavijiji (the Kenyan Slum Dwellers Federation) in Nairobi as part of the Realising Just Cities project: ‘Community-led organising: Seeing the inner city from the…
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