Steve Rushton

Journalist at

Poverty Point

From ancient times to today, cities are spaces of co-creation

The Dawn of Everything, published in October 2021 by David Graeber and David Wengrow is 700 amazing pages breaking down self-fulfilling myths about humanity since the Ice Age.

March 23, 2022

sheep and windmill

Rebel Cities: These Community Wind Farms in Denmark and Scotland are Decentralising Power to the People

The future is bright for wind and renewables just about everywhere. Now it’s a matter of people, and communities, recognizing and acting on that potential.

July 16, 2019

Cooperation Jackson

How Jackson, MI is Making the Economy Work for the People

Jackson, Mississippi, will be “the most radical city on the planet,” Chokwe Antar Lumumba, the city’s mayor, pledged at the People’s Summit in Chicago, where he spoke last July after his landslide election win.

October 5, 2018


Bologna Again Takes Center Stage Resisting Fascism

Normalizing fascism is a global crisis. But through active municipalism, Coalizione Civica (Civic Coalition) is challenging Italy’s far-right lurch.

October 2, 2018


In Warsaw, Right to the City Means Clean Air and Affordable Homes

The Right to the City is a core ingredient in the radical municipalist movement now spreading across cities worldwide, driven by local issues.

September 26, 2018

Rebel Cities 1: Marielle Franco Presente!

Marielle was a leading light in Brazil’s Feminist Spring, a new generation of Afro-Brazilian and indigenous women fighting back against Brazil’s intensifying attacks against people of color, women, LGBT people and other oppressed communities.

April 13, 2018

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