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Are You Ready To Accept That Capitalism Is the Real Problem?

By on July 21, 2017

Before you say no, take a moment to really ask yourself whether it’s the system that’s best suited to build our future society. Jason Hickel and Martin Kirk: In February, college sophomore Trevor Hill stood up during a televised town hall meeting in New York and posed a simple question to Nancy Pelosi, the leader... Continue reading

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Are Barcelona’s superblocks a radical challenge to the neoliberal city?

By on July 11, 2017

This post by Massimo Paolini was originally published on perspectivasanomalas.org Combining nine of the blocks proposed by Ildefons Cerdà in the 1859 plan (very different from those realised) they are meant to reduce car traffic in the streets and squares inside the superblock’s perimeter, confining it to the perimetral streets, in order to create a... Continue reading

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It Belongs to Everyone

By on March 12, 2016

We share so very much…but who does it really belong to?   The many efforts of groups around the world are converging for justice, peace, the end of poverty, the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, and the restoration of

Twelve Benefits of a Commons-Focused Approach – #Commons

By on March 12, 2016

Mhere are many benefits from re-looking at difficult, immovable situations from the ancient perspective of the Commons By Kevin Hansen Originally published June 2011; updated March 2016 During the process of filming the documentary The Commons, it has become clear that

Community By Design: Lawrence New Jersey Designs its Future

By on October 15, 2015

My friend and alter ego Pierre presents the great ‘Sustainable Lawrence’  community design event in 2006. The late Ralph Copleman was one of the leaders of the event.   The community used a ‘Future Search’ format that engaged many people: