“Solar energy was a rising star in the ’70s — until it was banished by the powers that be. Are we ready for its return.”
Source : Motherjones
2. Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%
“Everyone possesses self-interest in a narrow sense: I want what’s good for me right now! Self-interest “properly understood” is different. It means appreciating that paying attention to everyone else’s self-interest—in other words, the common welfare—is in fact a precondition for one’s own ultimate well-being.”
Economy, Life, USA
Source : Vanity Fair
3. American Murder Mystery
“People were moved too quickly, without any planning, and without any thought about where they would live, and how it would affect the families or the places,” complains James Rosenbaum, the author of the original Gautreaux study.
Housing, Urban, Race
Source : The Atlantic
4. John Maeda Mulls RISD’s Backlash Against His Cyber-Style Leadership
I realize that what I thought could work in the digital era doesn’t have the same impact locally as it does globally. People don’t want more messages; they want more interactions.
Teaching, Design, Leadership, Digital
Source : Fast Company Digital
5. Streetlife – Performing politics in the square
How does urban geography effect the way societies develop? What have streets given to politics?
Urban, Culture, Global
Source : BBC : Thinking Allowed
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