Daily Archives: September 24, 2013

Alternative campaigning in Cape Town’s 2011 municipal elections
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Alternative campaigning in Cape Town’s 2011 municipal elections

By Jonathan Silver What do communities do if politician after politician fails to deliver their election promises of new homes, electricity supply or clean water. In 2011 I joined activists in Cape Town who are articulating a new response to the crisis of service delivery in the city.     It is early on Saturday […]

Cityscapes: An urban magazine from the global South
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Cityscapes: An urban magazine from the global South

By Henrik Ernstson How to think cities anew? When what we are seeing are not new Londons, Parises, New-Yorks or even Tokyos growing, we need to start re-thinking what urbanization and urbanism is about. New Cityscapes issue #3 out. Speaking from the south on ‘Smart Cities’. This is when we need a magazine like Cityscapes. Started in 2011 […]