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Justice Must Flow: Economic Democracy and the Water Commons

Now in the throes of artificial scarcity, U.S. cities, counties and states are running out of water even as they turn control over managing water supplies to private corporations.

Homeless Garden Project: Cultivating Community Through Urban Farming

The Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, California is one of the many community garden projects in the area, yet is unique in its mission and its everyday actions.

Journalist launches online archive to document diversity of rural India

Although Sainath is known for his forceful critiques of people in power and the inequality built into contemporary economics and politics, just as often his newspaper work focused on the dignity of ordinary people in the face of injustice.

Response by Giorgos Kallis to Brian Davey’s review of Degrowth

If climate disaster, degrowth and whatever else the future holds for us is “involuntary” and the best we can do is to become “resilient” in “transition towns”, then what is the point of an international “cap and share”, like the one your propose, …

Placemaking Main Street into a Destination Downtown

The traditional Main Street is one of the most iconic images of America.

Life in a 'degrowth' economy

What does genuine economic progress look like?

Gatekeeping

How do communities set the boundaries that define and protect their shared space?

Biophilic cities: Going beyond green

‘Biophilia’ might not yet be part of your daily lingo, but the concept of biophilic cities, which puts nature at the heart of urban development, is inspiring innovative minds around the globe.

#MapJam 2.0 to Put the New Economy on the Map!

This October, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual Global #MapJam to bring activists together in cities around the world to connect the dots and map: grassroots sharing projects, cooperatives, community resources, and the commons.

Resilient Cities Through Public Spaces and Placemaking in Urbanization

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you care about your community.

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