Category: Localization

After Paris Withdrawal, Local Resistance is Fertile

Donald Trump’s diplomatic dereliction has put a shimmering spotlight on how to address the climate emergency: start at the local level.

Leap Thunder Bay Plans a City Council Takeover In 2018

A Thunder Bay group has unveiled a localized version of the Leap Manifesto—and a bold proposal for how to enact the platform, by running a slate of Leap candidates for City Council in next year’s municipal election.

Beyond Voting: Skills You Need to Get Shit Done in a Democracy

It is not enough to just resist Trump and his agenda—we need an organizing approach that rebuilds our democracy from the ground up.

Re-Imagining Local Public Space, From Parks to Post Offices

As austerity and privatization spread around the globe, there has never been a better time to fight to democratize local public life. Part of that work is to identify and catalogue what is already, or should be, ours.

Petro-Gotham, People’s Gotham

Will a red-green coalition transform New York into a democratic mural, showing other cities how to slash carbon in an effective, democratic, and egalitarian way?