Issue No. 15-16 | Fall 2014

Paint the Town Red

Les Simerables

SimCity isn’t a sandbox. Its rules reflect the neoliberal common sense of today’s urban planning.

The Jock Doctrine

Rio has used mega-events like the World Cup and the Olympics as a “state of exception” to push through private development projects and neoliberal reforms.

Friendly FIRE

Social impact bonds offer private interests yet another opportunity to enrich themselves at public expense.

Caring in the City

Ending the exploitation of urban care workers requires radically democratic alternatives that go beyond the rhetoric of “work-life balance.”