Daily Archives: January 9, 2012

City Pride: Civicism not patriotism?

bldgblks:

The following excerpt is from a book I have started reading, titled The Spirit of Cities by Daniel A. Bell and Avner de-Shalit.
In political practice, cities are often sites of collective self-determination, but contemporary thinkers fail to theorize in ways designed to provide informed judgments about what’s good and what’s bad about urban pride, the […]

On the Right Track from Mayor Sam Adams on Vimeo. secretrepublic: More fantastic progress coming out

On the Right Track from Mayor Sam Adams on Vimeo.
secretrepublic:

More fantastic progress coming out of Portland, Oregon, this time taking cue from the Copenhagen model* of street configuration. A welcome move – all American cities can and should be doing this. It works regardless of continent, I promise.
Interesting variation on the ‘Copenhagen Left’ as well […]