Latest piece for CHS on SPD’s update regarding their response to the recent crime surge in the Pike/Pine and Cal Anderson park areas. Murray’s response? More officers and money for SPD to address issues in Capitol Hill and Downtown. Hopefully the CD, which has seen numerous recent shootings, will get some of that attention. Stay tuned.
My latest piece for the Jakarta Post on the rapid demolition of informal homes along the Kali Mampang river in South Jakarta and mass evictions of the urban poor to make way for levies, gardens, and “inspection roads”. More to come soon on the subject of the City Administration’s often flawed approach to dealing with Jakarta’s congestion and overcrowding.
My latest brief write-up for the Jakarta Post, touching on water quality issues at Pluit low-income housing projects and poor communication between the City Administration housing management and tenants.
Empty water jugs outside Pluit low-income housing projects