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Politics & Political Theory

Commotion

Transit networks are objects of intense political contestation and are key terrains of struggle in cities around the world. Common, as opposed to public infrastructures of transit, suggest ways of organizing mobility in resistance to state apparatuses of violence, exclusion and accumulation.

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Theresa Enright

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Settler Colonial and Indigenous Geographies

The Settler Logics of (Outer) Space

In this essay, I position the logics of settler colonialism and the logics of space exploration dominion over both space on earth, and interplanetary space at the expense of Indigenous peoples. I then look to Indigenous conceptions of space as a potential foil to these colonial logics.

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Deondre Smiles

Politics & Political Theory

Commotion

Transit networks are objects of intense political contestation and are key terrains of struggle in cities around the world. Common, as opposed to public infrastructures of transit, suggest ways of organizing mobility in resistance to state apparatuses of violence, exclusion and accumulation.

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Theresa Enright

Racialization and Racism

Anti-Blackness Beyond the State: Real Estate Finance and the Making of Urban Racial Capitalism

While police continue to kill Black people on city streets, private equity firms tacitly engage in anti-Black violence through dispossession, devaluation and displacement in Black communities, and thus more broadly by remaking the map of where Black people can live, move, and breathe.

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Nemoy Lewis

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