It’s a chronic condition of capitalism that lower-income people in the income distribution of any city are not going to be able to house themselves decently and legally. That’s true if you’re in Nairobi or Lima or New York.
“Our demands are clear. The municipality should withdraw from the demolition plans and the project of the new Rog Center. We want a cooperative relationship with the municipality. The Rog Factory has enormous potential, and the flourishing of this potential is in the public interest and in the interest of the city.”
AntiNote: This article first appeared in December 2014 on the Böll Foundation website, with link citations that we have not reproduced. It is reprinted here with the permission of the author. Social Catastrophe In the Making by Bálint Misetics It is not only constitutional democracy that Viktor Orbán’s regime treats as its enemy; the Hungarian …