Planners Network

2010

Los Angeles Throws its General Plan Overboard as the Ship Goes Down

By Richard Platkin The Los Angeles Times (March 1 and March 14, 2010), Southern California’s rapidly shrinking, former newspaper of..

April 14, 2010

Smart Decline and Planning Ideology

By Aaron McKeon Last September, Time began a year of coverage of Detroit. Judging by the coverage in the September issue and subsequent..

April 14, 2010

Two World Urban Forums, Two Worlds Apart

By Peter Marcuse Two major world forums focused on urban issues—the U.N.-sponsored World Urban Forum (WUF) and a..

April 14, 2010

Arizona Immigration Law

Date Published: 5/22/2010 Planners Network calls on planners to resist the odious Arizona Immigration Law As progressive planners who are..

April 14, 2010

The Complicated Relationship of Global NGOs and Local Popular Movements: Reflections from South Africa

By Richard Pithouse It’s often assumed that the international reach of big multinational institutions like the World Bank and the..

April 14, 2010

Feeding Dependency, Starving Democracy…Still

By Nikhil Aziz (A shorter version of this article was published by CommonDreams.org on March 16, 2010.) Some of the advice for how Haiti..

April 14, 2010
Winter 2010 New Strategies for Housing Rights

Winter 2010 New Strategies for Housing Rights

From the Homeownership Trap to Alternative Forms of Tenure and Financing by Michela Zonta Peter Marcuse and Critical Planning Peter Marcuse..

January 28, 2010

New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate Tom Angotti. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008

Reviewed by Pierre Clavel New York for Sale, winner of the Paul Davidoff Award for the “best book in planning” from the Association of..

January 14, 2010

Picture the Homeless Chases Chase

By Lynn Lewis  Picture the Homeless is a decade-old grass roots membership organization of homeless New Yorkers,  and a member of the..

January 14, 2010

Peter Marcuse: His Extraordinary Contributions to Progressive Planning

By Clara Irazábal and Susan Fainstein Peter Marcuse is known throughout the world as a leading scholar and practitioner of progressive..

January 14, 2010
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