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Stuff Globalization

“… globalization … wipes out entire economic systems and in doing so wipes out the accompanying culture.” Peter L Berger
“Imperialism or globalization – I don’t have to care what it’s called to hate it.” 298 more words

4th and Wisconsin

It looks like Southwest Airlines is doing its corporate bit to revitalize American cities, and Milwaukee, the city of my youth, has been awarded a grant. 1,265 more words


A 100% improvement!

Have you walked or cycled through the East Road subway recently? What has changed?!

Acting on resident concerns and feedback about the East Road subway being smelly, feeling unsafe and unpleasant, DIY Streets Marks Gate worked with artist… 646 more words

Community Design

GE2015 Political Manifestos and the Third Sector: 5 Key Points

‘You can’t fatten a pig on market day,’ is one of Tory election supremo Lynton Crosby’s favourite phrases. It means that whatever political parties say in the latter stages of the election campaign is very unlikely to shift voters’ perceptions of them… 881 more words

Third Sector

The Care Act 2014 – Easier Said Than Done

DL – Care Act April15

The Care Act 2014 is an important and difficult piece of legislation. The intention of the act is to give service users a choice over their care service provision. 129 more words


Distribusi is back via Maurice Glasman

Things have been busy (not ‘busi’). A not so new job with a lot of challenges. Found out that the old Distribusi URL had been lost and this site needed to be reactivated. 746 more words

Political Economy

Time to slow down Rose Lane!

Some of the early conversations we have had with local people in Marks Gate have shown that there is concern about the speed of vehicles travelling along Rose Lane. 439 more words

Community Design