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Giving people the purse strings will require a leap of faith

WHEN John Lennon sang Power to the People he was a little short on detail. Yes, it’s a stirring, sing-along number, but what kind of power? 954 more words

Public Policy

Locals Give The Best Directions

Funny sign now on display at a super-duper “locals only” spot that’s visible only if you look our the window of your car as you drive along Hwy 101. 23 more words


Hong Kong: Two Elected Lawmakers Stop Everything

Legco president Andrew Leung adjourns meeting after Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching force way into chamber while protest organiser estimates 10,000 came to denounce the duo… 1,682 more words

Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners call on PM to honour promise on fighting injustice

A group campaigning against fracking at a site near Blackpool has called on the Prime Minister to honour her pledge to fight burning injustice and stand up for all, not just the privileged few. 502 more words


What price Tory localism when fracking’s on offer in Lancashire?

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By Jennifer Mein, Leader of Lancashire County Council

Sajid Javid has overturned my county council’s decision to stop drilling. So much for talk of devolution to communities…

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Materials Matter: Cream City Brick

Here’s an article talking about a great Milwaukee architectural tradition: Cream City Brick. Building materials are an important part of establishing a city’s architectural identity, and when we quash local customs and creativity in favor of mass-produced global solutions, we lose a sense of place so desperately needed in today’s cities.


Quote of the Week: Robert Steuckers, "The European Enterprise"

Our sources of inspiration should not be limited to just the movements that, rightly or wrongly, give themselves labels of ‘national’, ‘regionalist’, or ‘identitarian’. Some circles, formally or recently classified on the left on the political chessboards of Europe have proceeded intelligently to good… 164 more words