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"A political poster from the period shows a muscular red fist swiping a bottle of champagne from an ice bucket, while horrified bourgeois in tuxedos and gowns back off. Taxing rich people’s spending on champagne, race horses, and servants redirected money into bricks, tile, and gardens for the working class. And the Social Democrats built housing in every neighborhood: no one should be able to tell a person’s status from their postal code."

https://jacobinmag.com/2019/02/green-new-deal-housing-ocasio-cortez-climate

#Housing #Unhoused #poverty #taxcredits #urban #USA #GreenNewDeal
 

Stealing the Enemy's Urban Advantage: The Battle of Sadr City


From March 23 to May 12, 2008, US Army and Iraq security forces engaged in an intense urban battle in and around Baghdad’s Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City. The battle forced units that had been…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19045578
Posted by jspencer508 (karma: 136)
Post stats: Points: 137 - Comments: 53 - 2019-01-31T15:50:38Z

\#HackerNews #advantage #battle #city #... show more
 
The Hidden Resilience of ‘Food Desert’ Neighborhoods
https://civileats.com/2018/09/14/the-hidden-resilience-of-food-desert-neighborhoods/

#food #food-growing #fooddesert #food-desert #urban #communities #food-deserts #self-reliance #resilience #CivilEats
The Hidden Resilience of ‘Food Desert’ Neighborhoods
 
a positive vision for the future

… now that everyone knows what is going on and wrong, develop a positive vision of the future.




this is real: „I explained the study to my university acquaintance. A heterosexual man and woman enter the lab through separate doors. They sit face to face and answer a series of increasingly personal questions. Then they stare silently into each other’s eyes for four minutes. The most tantalizing detail: Six months later, two participants were married. They invited the entire lab to the ceremony.

“Let’s try it,” he said.

https://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/to-fall-in-love-with-anyone-do-this/

\#sustainability #nachhaltigkeit #positive #future #vision #utopia #pictures #pic #dome #urban #gardening #love
Quelle: https://generation-nachhaltigkeit.de/a-positive-vision-for-the-future/
a positive vision for the future
 
- #Urban #Scrawl: #street art around the #world – in #pictures
- #images #photos #foto #photo #photography #photograph #photographs #newsphotography #worldnews



Photographer and street art lover Lou Chamberlin has travelled across the globe in search of the world’s most intriguing street art. Urban Scrawl documents some of the world’s most interesting street art words and typography
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2019/jan/13/urban-scrawl-street-art-around-the-world-in-pictures
 
Aufruf zur süddeutschen „Wir haben es satt“-Kundgebung in Tübingen am 19.01.2019




Liebe Mitmenschen,

Es ist wieder so weit! In Berlin beginnt am 19.01.2019 die „Grüne
Woche“, bei der Agrarminister aus aller Welt über unsere Zukunft
diskutieren. Zusammen mit tausenden in Menschen die in Berlin
demonstrieren, wollen wir auch in Tübingen dieses Jahr wieder auf die
Straße gehen und für eine zukunftsfähige Landwirtschaft eintreten.

Denn:

Ein gesunder Boden und Biodiver... show more
 
Saatgutbörse - "Wilde-Alb-Gärtner"-Stammtisch Bad Urach-Hengen (50km von Ulm aus) - 17.01.2019 um 19 Uhr

„Wilde-Alb-Gärtner“-Stammtisch

Bevor die Gartensaison beginnt sind alle Garten- und Balkonliebhaber eingeladen zum Informations –und Samenaustausch.

Am Donnerstag 17.01.2019 um 19 Uhr im Gasthaus Krone , Jakob-Reiser-Straße 23, in Bad Urach-Hengen.

Der Austausch soll zur Erhaltung unserer alten Nutzpflanzen dienen, die ein reiches genetisches Potential in sich bergen.

Genauso wichtig ist der Austausch an Wissen und Erfahrungen untereinander. Wir möchten vor allem auch Neueinsteiger ermutigen Fragen zu stellen und Kontakte zu knüpfen.

Ich werde mit ein paar Gärtner\*innen aus Ulm hinfahren und freue mich sehr über weitere Stammtisch Teilnehmer au... show more
 
a positive vision for the future

… now that everyone knows what is going on and wrong, develop a positive vision of the future.




this is real: „I explained the study to my university acquaintance. A heterosexual man and woman enter the lab through separate doors. They sit face to face and answer a series of increasingly personal questions. Then they stare silently into each other’s eyes for four minutes. The most tantalizing detail: Six months later, two participants were married. They invited the entire lab to the ceremony.

“Let’s try it,” he said.

https://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/to-fall-in-love-with-anyone-do-this/

\#sustainability #nachhaltigkeit #positive #future #vision #utopia #pictures #pic #dome #urban #gardening #love
Quelle: https://generation-nachhaltigkeit.de/a-positive-vision-for-the-future/
a positive vision for the future
 
These #waterless #hi-tech #toilets could be the #answer to #urban #Africa’s #waste #problems



About 23% of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t have access to toilets while 31% with toilets use one’s that aren’t connected to a formal sanitation system. This means that more than half the people in sub-Saharan Africa live without proper sanitation – that’s about 570 million people.
https://qz.com/africa/1473964/waterless-toilets-could-fix-urban-africas-waste-problems/
 
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Makes me think of all the fancy bikes I saw riding the Telkom Cycle Challenge, Sunday – biking spares cash for other purposes, obviously, but I was not aware of the scale…

https://media.treehugger.com/assets/images/2018/11/tfl-spend.jpg.860x0_q70_crop-smart.jpg

#bikes #urban #development
 
- #ResilientCities
- #Urban #mountains: #Shenzhen's #green #rooftop #project – in #pictures
- #images #photos #foto #photo #photography #photograph #photographs #newsphotography #worldnews



The Chinese megacity of 12 million people is crowded, polluted, and vulnerable to flooding. A rooftop garden is using plants to make stormwater work for the city, and to improve the livelihoods of residents
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2018/nov/07/urban-mountains-shenzhens-green-rooftop-project-in-pictures
 
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Took this #panorama from the cliffside near Prospect park #today while on a short break...


Just one more exam, one more day... and I'm coming home! \(♥u♥}/
#Dunedin #NewZealand #mywork #image #picture #photo #photograph #photography #nature #urban #trees #plants #view #senic #landscape #beautiful #walk #walking
 
The latest The New Urban Daily! paper.li/bradenslen/new… #worldcitiesday #urban
 
- #Urban #Evolution: How #Natural #Life #Adapts to #Human #Cities


The rise of the urban jungle has forever changed nature, but some animals are evolving faster than we can build.
https://interestingengineering.com/urban-evolution-how-natural-life-adapts-to-human-cities
 
- #Rural and #urban #kids in #US have same #cancer #survival #odds



Living in a rural or urban area at the time of a cancer diagnosis has no impact on a child’s chance of survival, a new study shows.
https://www.futurity.org/rural-urban-kids-cancer-survival-1897742/
 
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The #Sunrise Outside my #Window Today


Actually had a really good sleep last night, and woke up early! (\^u^)

But tomorrow, I have a test in the afternoon... (O_O)!!! I really Hate Thursdays!
#mywork #photography #photograph #photo #picture #image #sky #sun #light #sunlight #sunrays #clouds #cloud #orange #glow #beautiful #mountains #mountain #houses #urban #nature #natural #landscape #morning #love (♥u♥)
 
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Exposition #OneShot - #Urban #Art Session


Exposé dans un magasin vide du Centre Commercial #Confluence à #Lyon
“One Shot” est une ode à la diversité artistique et prend le parti d’inviter des #graffeurs, des #illustrateurs, des #sculptrices ou encore des #peintres autour du thème fort et urgent du réchauffement climatique !
Site Officiel : https://superposition-lyon.com/one-shot-urban-art-session-2/

#StreetArt #Graffiti
 
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