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Owen Hatherley
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Owen Hatherley 5m
I hope people enjoy the Good Cop/Bad Cop/Art Cop routine from me, and here:
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Owen Hatherley 51m
my favourite thing this weekend was hearing the former Director of Planning of a major British city loudly declare that Lord Adonis should be 'strung up from the nearest lamp post'
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Owen Hatherley 57m
Replying to @MattTempest
hmmm
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Owen Hatherley 1h
Replying to @tommundaycs
lol I know exactly where that is as well
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Owen Hatherley 1h
Replying to @owenhatherley
in the case I'm referring to, maybe before running into my mentions complaining of a lack of mention of eg 'prefabrication' or 'centre and periphery', how about using ctrl+f for those terms first at least
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Owen Hatherley 1h
there really is no article that inspires as many people @-ing you having read only headline and standfirst as much as a Jacobin article
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Owen Hatherley 1h
Replying to @MattTempest
I don't know and EAGERLY AWAIT THE ANSWER unless it's 'Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean'
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Assemble Papers 10h
"The residents’ wish to stay in their homes and the architects’ desire to save them for architectural history never intersected." explores the embattled exhibit of Robin Hood Gardens by at 2018 |
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Owen Hatherley 1h
I quote it in the book more than once, jog on
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Owen Hatherley 16h
yes quite
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Owen Hatherley 16h
Replying to @Lafargue @ejhchess
ok fair enough
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Owen Hatherley 16h
but what I think is being talked about here is more a sort of casual left reflex to blame shitty things under capitalism on capitalism and I think that's generally a useful thing to do
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Owen Hatherley 16h
and b) that the main explanations for both developed by the left in the 1970s before their dismantlement are generally not terribly useful
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Owen Hatherley 16h
well look, aside from my own peccadillos the reason why I write so much about the USSR and post-war social democracy is that a) a left that is near power (which it is) absolutely must understand what went right and wrong in both
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Owen Hatherley 16h
i saw it.....
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Owen Hatherley 17h
Replying to @hannahgais
thanks! Sorry to jump in like
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Owen Hatherley 17h
given the choice I'd choose the flushing toilet and running water. It's a grim choice tho and not one I think should be posed!
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Owen Hatherley 17h
Replying to @hannahgais
ok! As a non-Russophone (despite lessons, etc) I'm v sensitive to the possibility I might be getting everything wrong
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Owen Hatherley 17h
Replying to @hannahgais
I think the left media has got better on this from the nadir of 2014 Ukraine takes, but yes
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Owen Hatherley 17h
Replying to @hannahgais
anyway, here's an early version of the chapter on Slavutych cited in the review that you quoted earlier; would be interested to know what you think I got wrong
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