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Kostakis & Bauwens: Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy

Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Kostakis have just published a new book that offers a rich, sophisticated critique of our current brand of capitalism, and looks to current trends in digital collaboration to propose the outlines of the next, network-based economy and society.

As Americans flee suburbs, big cities aren't their only alternative

Something historic happened in America after the housing crash. For the first time in about a century, cities began growing faster than suburbs.

Channeling rage into change, from Watts to Ferguson

As news of the protests surrounding Mike Brown’s murder in Ferguson, Mo., has circulated, many have noted an eerie coincidence: last week also marked the 49th anniversary of the Watts Rebellion in Los Angeles...

Unlikely Suspects – Deep Outreach: Resilience for Whom, and to What End? - “Transitioning for All”

It’s time to ask some thorny questions of the Transition movement. We need look no further than Kingston, the first capital of New York, to begin.

The Transition Movement: Questions of Diversity, Power, and Affluence - Part 1

As promising as the Transition movement may be, there are crucial questions it needs to confront and reflect on if it wants to fully realise its potential for deep societal transformation.

Zero Vision: A plan to make our roads safe

Campaigns to reduce pedestrian, bicyclist and motorist deaths to zero are now taking shape around the country from Philadelphia to Chicago to Oregon.

Just How "Legal" Are Seed Libraries?

After the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture cracked down on a community seed library, hundreds of seed libraries in the U.S. are suddenly wondering if they are breaking the law.

Roots & Remedies Converges to #WageLove in Detroit

What do you draw from your roots? What remedies are you cultivating? What is your vision of our future?

Why Startup Urbanism Will Fail Us

The city is more than just office space, but a place to discover and nurture the values that make it more than the sum of its parts.

Transition to a world made by hand

In the spirit of the old saying that “My meat is in my brother’s belly,” I’m trying to prepare my household for tough times ahead by working with my neighbors to make my whole town more resilient.

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