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The Myatts Field North PFI horror show
Stuart Hodkinson

materials which emphasised easy access to the cultural and retail highlights of central London, hid the connection with Brixton, eviscerated black culture and African Caribbean heritage by foregrounding fictional characters who were predominantly white, and loaded the brand with every cliché of a gentrified lifestyle: Oval Quarter is London’s most dynamic and desirable new community, offering an unparalleled range of cutting-edge, innovative SAH.indb 132 30/01/2019 12:44:57 The Myatts Field North PFI horror show 133 apartments in a parkland setting. It’s where you

in Safe as houses
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Who profits and how
Stuart Hodkinson

and those from the trading of equity in PFI schemes are inextricably linked to systematic corporate tax avoidance. Many PFI schemes are owned by companies registered ‘offshore’, in countries or territories like Jersey, Guernsey, Luxembourg and the Caribbean islands – tax havens as they are more commonly known – where they are normally exempt from paying taxes on income, profit and capital gains.13 SAH.indb 207 30/01/2019 12:45:02 208 Safe as houses This picture of a thriving secondary market for equity in PFI schemes is evident in the housing PFI programme

in Safe as houses
Luiz Eduardo Soares

human subject. As the Caribbean scholar C.L.R. James tellingly argued in his 1938 work, Black Jacobins could make a claim in the name of liberté , égalité and fraternité , but slavery was to remain central to the political economy of post-revolutionary France. More powerfully still, Paul Gilroy ( 1993 ) in his landmark postcolonial work The Black Atlantic argues powerfully that Hegel’s master–slave dialectic should be inverted. Euro-American modernity, for Gilroy, should be viewed through lenses of the gendered subjectivities of the slave, deconstructing the

in Urban transformations and public health in the emergent city