Tag: By Jay Walljasper
|We Power stands at the convergence of economic and cultural trends.|
|Closing off streets for the enjoyment of people is a well-tested idea, which happens every Sunday in cities from Bogota to Ontario.|
|When seen through the lens of the commons, public services cannot be dismissed as “waste” nor basic matters of fairness reduced to “entitlements.”|
If professors published their work for the public, everyone would have access to better, more reliable information.
Borrowing an idea from Colombia, Portland opens its streets to non-motorized traffic on Sunday celebrations.
An excerpt from the foundational work Whose Common Future: Reclaiming the Commons by environmental visionary Edward Goldstein.
Kenya’s new constitution is more proof that we can learn from the developing world.
Under escalating levels of traffic, the U.S. could (and should) follow Holland’s lead with a bicycle-friendly infrastructure.
In St. Louis, Detroit, and Houston, new parks foster economic opportunities and prove that investing in public space is a boost on local budgets.
The good guy prevented Bedford Falls from becoming Pottersville in the movie. But what would happen in today’s economy?