Category: Localization

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?

EmPOWERing Communities: Renewable Energy Co-ops Drive Local Investment And Ownership

Citizens are increasingly standing up and fighting back against dirty energy projects across the country, from the Gateway Pacific coal terminal in western Washington to…

Can Local Law Enforcement Be Democratized By A People’s Movement?

In Medina County, Ohio, the local prosecutor, sheriff and judge are not behaving the way the fossil fuel industry has come to expect. A pipeline…