Posts tagged: gentrification

  • Image: Jonathan Tomlinson.

    The housing crisis in Manchester, capital of the ‘long 90s’

    Greater Manchester Housing Action is an organisation at the forefront of fighting Manchester’s neoliberal urban development. Members Tom Gillespie, Isaac Rose and Jonathan Silver explore the role that Blairite 'urban entrepreneurialism' has played in both the cynical commodification of Manchester's rich cultural heritage and the burgeoning housing crisis in the city. 

  • Fighting Gentrification in Leeds

    Fighting Gentrification in Leeds

    Residents in South Leeds are fighting back against private developers who want to demolish their affordable homes and break apart their community. Community organiser Luke Dukinfield reports on the resistance of local residents in the LS26 Save Our Homes campaign.