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http://www.rosalux-nyc.org/wp-content/files_mf/morozovandbria_eng_final55.pdf
 
 
==assembly of related resources, please expand!==
 
cities for citizens
 
sustainable and dynamic urbanism, materialist political economy for cities under adverse circumstances of rapid privatisation, speculation , gentrification and segregation.
 
pushing back on the smart city solutionist narrative
 
case studies
 
Berlin
--> related initiative "Google is not a good neighbour"
https://www.google-ist-kein-guter-nachbar.de/english-1/actions/
 
before FOG it was FuckOffGuggenheim... and they really gave up
https://www.dw.com/en/berlin-protests-prove-tolerance-is-a-two-way-street/a-15894900
and FuckOffDercon - gentrifying the Volksbühne (a legendary theater in the center of Berlin
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/13/theater/chris-dercon-quits-volksbuehne.html
 
Barcelona (Morozow & Bria's "Green" Smart City approach
http://www.rosalux-nyc.org/wp-content/files_mf/morozovandbria_eng_final55.pdf
 
NY:
Hudson Yards is a billionaire’s fantasy city and you never have to leave — provided you can pay for it.
http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/02/hudson-yard-billionaires-fantasy-city.html
 
LA:
movement against fortress city districts and trickle-down housing
https://medium.com/@LATenantsUnion/dropping-the-hammer-on-yimbyism-97724dfdb6a9
https://www.citylab.com/life/2019/01/zoning-reform-house-costs-urban-development-gentrification/581677/
 
SF (the original FOG!)
techsploitation -
https://qz.com/1293874/protestors-in-san-francisco-are-using-electric-scooters-to-blockade-google-buses/
 
 
privatisation of esential services and infrastructure tales of woe
 
generally, it is stubbornly unprofitable to deliver essential services at scale
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/may/17/the-high-price-we-all-pay-for-the-failures-of-privatisation
 
Jomo Kwame Sundaram, former economics professor and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development
http://www.ipsnews.net/2016/10/privatization-the-problem-rarely-the-solution/
https://www.networkideas.org/news-analysis/2019/03/promoting-privatization/
 
"race to the bottom" How Outsourcing Public Services Rewards Corporations and Punishes the Middle Class
http://www.inthepublicinterest.org/wp-content/uploads/Race-to-the-bottom.pdf
 
Public transportation
https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/privatisation-of-dublin-bus-routes-the-beginning-of-race-to-the-bottom-tds-warn-867983.html
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/16/the-expensive-disaster-that-is-bus-privatisation
 
Rail
rail privatisation can only be successful where there is population density, eventually all but the most important stations will be shut down
https://www.tokyoreview.net/2018/10/japan-railway-privatization/
An illusion of success: The consequences of British rail privatisation
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0155998214000416
The rail billionaires The privatisation of British Rail has proved a disastrous failure. Without big changes, things are going to get worse
https://www.economist.com/business/1999/07/01/the-rail-billionaires
 
Water
UN University
https://ourworld.unu.edu/en/water-privatisation-a-worldwide-failure
 
 
Smart Cities
 
"competitive urbanism"
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0042098015597162
 
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/dec/17/truth-smart-city-destroy-democracy-urban-thinkers-buzzphrase
https://planning.org/planning/2019/mar/smartcities/
 
Adam Greenfield : Against the Smart City
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/227-tasting-data-smart-cities-craft-and-design-facts-on-fax-1.2847907/against-the-smart-city-1.2847908
https://speedbird.wordpress.com/
 
Songdo
https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/business/article/2137838/south-koreas-smart-city-songdo-not-quite-smart-enough
http://gjss.org/sites/default/files/issues/chapters/papers/GJSS%20Vol%2012-2%201%20Benedikt_0.pdf
 
precrime
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22530123-600-pre-crime-software-recruited-to-track-gang-of-thieves/
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/jun/25/predicting-crime-lapd-los-angeles-police-data-analysis-algorithm-minority-report
 
 
politicians raising concerns
https://twitter.com/lydia_kou
 
http://www.creativespacesandcities.com/
 
 
comic relief
https://internetofshit.net/soon
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