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The PAH: Defending the Right to Housing in Spain

In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People Affected by Mortgages (PAH) bails out families and defends their right to housing.

How Do Community Land Trusts Relate to the Commons?: Part 1

CLTs are a strategy that removes land from the housing market without disconnecting residents from their interest in owning, maintaining, and improving buildings.

If you Care about Changing Society, Focus on Strengths

Transition groups attempt to create the change they want to see.

Death of a Neighbor

The reality is that the technology of the day distances us from what matters.

Living Co-operatively: Everyday Dissent

Co-operatives (housing, energy, food and worker) act in opposition to the ruthlessness of capitalism, and provide security, opportunity and positivity to those involved with them.

Launch of Transition Streets in the US

After more than a year in the making (with lots of expert and volunteer support) we have finally released our neighborhood carbon/water/waste reduction project, Transition Streets.

Mud is Good, a Resilience Reflection from Joanne Poyourow

In my work every day I'm trying to listen to Nature and intuit how to better fit into Her systems.

These Friends from High School Bought an Abandoned Factory. Now They're Distilling Artisanal Whiskeys

“If we can put this building back to work, we can put any building in Indianapolis to work,” says Taft. “And if we can do it here, we can do it anywhere.”

NACTO Report Links Station Density to Bike Share Usage, Equity

A new report argues that consistent, close station design is crucial to making bike share a viable option for users of all income levels.

Building Community

 Becca Martenson on how to increase the value of the relationships in your life

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