Professor Kenneth A. Stahl looks at how the "Occupy" protests revived the importance of cities as physical spaces. Stahl sees a the movement a protest against the trend among city governments to cater to "mobile consumers and capital investors" rather than their own citizenry. Is place becoming newly relevant to urban spaces--and was it ever irrelevant?
|"That may have been exactly the point of the protests – to challenge city governments’ policy of catering to mobile capital at all costs."|
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