Perhaps DIY refugee camps like Zaatari will eventually teach municipal governments around the world a few things about unleashing the cooperative capacities of people and making their cities more robust, productive and liveable
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How one rust belt city found the key to its rebirth: bringing nature and people closer together.
Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere
The people who agreed to spend their days digging coal from the underside of mountains produced enough power to industrialize the nation: They're owed something back.
The term “the commons” is typically defined as land or resources belonging to or affecting the whole of a community.
In the south of Spain, the street is the collective living room.
As the Fed runs out of bullets, local governments are stepping in.
For more than 10 years, Backbone Campaign has built, painted, sculpted, marched, organized, trained and occupied in the name of “human rights, thriving communities and ecological wellbeing.”
After World War II, white, middle-class Americans flocked to the suburbs from the city. Today, that trend is reversing.
While the need for thriving parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities in every neighborhood cannot be overstated, public plazas also play a unique role in the lives of children.
In a precedent-setting case decided today by the New York Court of Appeals, local communities have triumphed over the fracking industry.