glyn-robbins

Articles by

Glyn Robbins

Glyn Robbins is a housing worker, campaigner, writer and academic.

The Fight for Housing Goes On

Labour had bold housing policies in the general election - but it failed to build a narrative that got them across. Now, the challenge is to engage with the movements fighting the housing crisis at the grassroots.

It’s Time to Be Honest about Housing

For decades terms like 'affordable,' 'social,' 'mixed' have been used as cover for market failures in housing - it's time to move on from those schemes and commit to a real solution: council housing.

Jersey City: America in One Place

Jersey City is a microcosm of postindustrial America – where poverty and property development go hand-in-hand. Neglected for decades, places like this could decide the 2020 election.

The Neoliberal City

Housing campaigner Glyn Robbins discusses how the market is remaking the council estate where he works, eroding the bonds that build working class communities.