It was the statement, in the various bits of evidence produced to justify the Compulsory Purchase Order, that the ‘socio-economic impact would be negligible’(on the residents of Clays Lane) that should have set off alarm bells. It did with me, anyway, and with others engaging with the process of objecting to the Order.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Tue, 10/07/2007 - 22:54.
The Olympic Games have displaced more than two million people in the last 20 years, disproportionately affecting minorities such as the homeless, the poor, Roma and African-Americans, according to a new report,
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Tue, 05/06/2007 - 16:12.
Proposed development at Millfields Depot
A Newsletter for King's Park Residents
Raising Our Game
Host borough for 2012
Issue 2, May 2007
Hackney Council and the London Development Agency (LDA) are working together on improvements to the Council's depot on Millfields Road.
Submitted by Peter Mudge on Sat, 12/05/2007 - 10:46.
Three years in the making, Chavez Ravine: A Record by Ry Cooder, is his first "solo" offering since 1987's Get Rhythm.
In addition, it is a concept album; but don't be afraid. It documents in mythical style the disappeared Los Angeles neighborhood of Chavez Ravine, a Mexican-American district that was fought over by real etate developers, urban planning activists and city government. It was bulldozed in a sleazy deal was cut and it was razed order to erect a stadium that would lure Walter O'Malley's Brooklyn Dodgers to L.A.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Wed, 07/02/2007 - 10:20.
Many people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities face major barriers when accessing housing advice, according to new research published by Shelter.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Mon, 29/01/2007 - 11:19.
A Chinese Government campaign requiring Tibetan villagers to rebuild their houses under strict official specifications is leading to poverty rather than boosting economic development, according to a report by the New York based Human Rights Watch.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Sat, 23/12/2006 - 14:25.
From 20 November to 1 December 2006, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, Miloon Kothari, conducted a mission to Spain to examine the status of realization of the right to adequate housing….
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Fri, 15/12/2006 - 11:46.
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I have been doing some filming for a documentary that will focus on Vancouver's 2010 Olympic Games. For the past month and a half we have been focusing on the issue of homelessness in the city.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Thu, 14/12/2006 - 21:42.