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About Doreen Massey

Doreen Massey is professor of geography at the Open University. She is co-founder & co-editor of Soundings: a journal of politics and culture. Among her books are For Space (Sage, 2005) and World City (Polity Press).

Articles by Doreen Massey

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Could Labour be more like Syriza?

The big question is whether Labour can rise to the challenge, accept the enormity of the changes needed and put forward a compelling vision for the future. The alternative may well be "Pasokification".

Kilburn Manifesto: Rethinking the neoliberal world order

Neoliberalism is an international phenomenon. It is not enough to challenge it in Britain alone, we must also understand it and oppose it as a global system.

Kilburn Manifesto: The economy - changing the terms of debate

It is neither austerity nor its preceding crash which is sucking the life from Britain's economy, it is the failure of democracy that sees the economy geared solely towards wealthy interests. We must establish an economy directed to achieving social goals rather than being an end in itself.

The ills of financial dominance

The power of the financial sector in Britain has worked a transformation on the country’s ‘common sense’.  A successful challenge will require a radical change to the language we use to describe our shared life.

On vocabularies of neoliberal economy - The Kilburn Manifesto

At the foundations of contemporary economics, we have neoliberal terms and definitions. In what way has this shaped our thinking, imposed its own logic on economic experience, and in what way can we subvert these terms to help us overcome the crisis we are in?

After neoliberalism? Introduction to the Kilburn Manifesto

Doreen Massey introduces the Kilburn Manifesto from Soundings, an ambitious 12 month project that looks to map out alternatives for the post-08 world. OurKingdom will be publishing accompanying articles to each installment.

Is the world getting larger or smaller?

"The world is not getting so small that there is room for only one story." The changing spatial dimensions of human life and thinking are creating the need for a new imagination and politics of space, says Doreen Massey.

(This article was first published on 15 February 2007)

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