Aaron Vansintjan

Aaron Vansintjan is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Film, Media, and Cultural Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. He studies gentrification in Montreal and Hanoi. His PhD research draws on the fields of urban geography, comparative urbanism, political ecology, ecological economics, and food studies. Other interests include degrowth policy, social ecology, political theory, science fiction, and environmental thought. Aaron is a co-editor at Uneven Earth, an environmental politics website, and his work has been published in several online media.


David Graeber: The Power of the Imagination

David Graeber's insights on the imagination and the practice of democracy have inspired many not just to see the world differently, but to seek to change it.

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Public Abundance is the Secret to the Green New Deal

As the COVID-19 crisis has further highlighted, local public services are essential to achieve a sustainable and democratic life.

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Why the Green New Deal Needs Local Action to Succeed

The success of the Green New Deal hinges on building widespread support through local organising to show that real change is possible.

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