Hello members, lurkers and curious individuals, With the frustration most of us have been feeling in this job economy, especially in our field, do you support what has started in New York, and is…Continue
"Add in that many of these historic areas are in econimically depressed areas, such as small towns in the northeast and upper midwest, where massive losses in industry and popultion over the decades mean much of the historic building stock, both…"
"It's a nice sentiment expressed here, but I think the reality is quite different, especially in these hard economic times. Although I agree that it is a good idea to redevelop existing historic centers and take advantage of existing…"
Plastic silverware is used by a person on average for 30 minutes, a new phone usually two years, a car for around 5 to 6 years. We are in the age of the disposable, where products are cheap and just thrown away. It makes me wonder if communities are so different.If there is one thing that will make people take good care of…See More
"I'm also studying for the LARE B, but am way out on the East Coast. If you find some good study materials, please share, and I will do the same if I find any good stuff. May the odds ever be in your favor."
"Read all this on the Guardian, Henry..Always am confused by Naomi Wolfe vs. Naomi Klein, who is I think The Shock Doctrine?
Anyway, good stuff! I have been thinking how amazing it is that the fascist state apparatus that resulted from the 9/11…"
"Someone sent this to me, quite enlightening.
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The shocking truth about the crackdown on Occupy
The violent police assaults across the US are no coincidence. Occupy has touched the third rail of our political…"
"The London protest started just outside St. Paul's Cathedral and it closed for a while losing £20k a day income. I think the scale of the income shocked a lot of people as did one journalist going inside for the first time, when it…"
"This reply is a bit late Rick, but, I too was in the streets. After I served my time in the service and saw what was happening to our young men, I was a S.F. Medic. During my training I worked in various hospitals in various wards.
I lost a number…"
""Systemically dangerous Institutions" That's great! I've been saying for years now that the way we indebt ourselves to educate, house and transport ourselves was unsustainable. You can't build a house…"