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
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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
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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…660 more words
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.
“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