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Isaac Rose

Isaac Rose is an organiser for the Greater Manchester Tenants Union. He is currently working on a book on Manchester's neoliberal development regime for Repeater Books.

Against the Manchester Model

The last 20 years have seen Manchester become the poster city of neoliberal urbanism with a dressing of radical chic. It’s time to consider how we got here – and how we take it back from the developers.

Fighting the Bidding Wars

For most people, reports of tenant bidding wars for rental properties are proof of a broken housing system. For landlords, they’re proof of that system working exactly as intended.

Manchester’s Fight for the City

The Court of Appeal has blocked a plan by Manchester City Council to build a 440-space car park on a site local activists are campaigning to turn into a green space – it could mark a turning point in the struggle for a city that works for all.