Audio: Building a radical urbanism

Listen to Red Pepper authors talk about alternatives to capitalist priorities in the city

July 5, 2011 · 2 min read

James O’Nions, Owen Hatherley, Chiara Tonaghi and Anna Minton discuss the problems  of the contemporary capitalist city alongside developments that point the way to a more democratic and empowering urbanism.

Playing time: 18 minutes

This is the second in an occasional series of audio collaborations between Red Pepper and New Left Project. It was produced and edited by Sean Gittins with the assistance of NLP co-editor Edward Lewis.


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