Monthly Archives: February 2010

Gentrification is accelerating all over the world

Barcelona, Spain

Gentrification is accelerating all over the world

Here in Barceloneta a ones strong community is being transformed.

We produced a Map to show what used to be here.

The erased geography is a door that reminds us of the despaired spaces of la Barceloneta.

It is not nostalgic, it remembers the history of the places that we feel are important.

This square yoused to be a school, it was the hart of the naberhood, with an old market and football area. Now the is a empty square that goes to the beach.
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Through looking at the past and the present we feel courage to decide better our future.

A building that was ones a Food coop and a community center, left empty for more then 10 years.

This area is traditionally the home of Fishermen and Dockworkers. Those who rent are now being push out by rising rents and the clearing of there old social connections.

This area used to be a mixed community of slum dwellers, now vanished replaced with a park leading to the beach. The dictatorship bulldozed them away.

Clearing away our history is the same as clearing away our communities, and with out community the modern world is a lonely place.

We gathered to present a second map – what we need.

Find out more

- http://www.geografiaesborrada.net

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Bad News Day for BBC

There’s been a dreadful earthquake in Chile and the BBC are reporting it by showing pictures from Ustream and reading out Tweets. Nice to know our £3.5bn is being deployed so effectively in the marketplace under the new cost cutting regime. Now here’s an idea, why don’t we get rid of the smug presenters interviewing each other and just get this news for ourselves ?


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Voices from Yarl’s Wood – update 1

hunger strike or no hunger strike? What has been driving detainees at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre to refuse food since February 5th? Can we trust the UK Border Agency aka The Home Office to report accurately on the situation there? We phone the detainees to find out.

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What we think of the torys

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Zodiac Interactive To Speak at Industry Leading TV of Tomorrow Event

zodiac_interactive_logo.jpgZodiac Interactive’s CEO Brandon Brown will speak at the industry leading TV of Tomorrow event, hosted by Interactive TV Today – the most widely read and trusted news source on the rapidly emerging medium of multiplatform interactive television.

Brown and other prominent leaders from the interactive TV technology and programming spaces, including top technology officers from CableLabs and Canoe Ventures, will explore the current status–and attempt to predict the future–of the cable industry-backed ETV/EBIF and tru2way standards.


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