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By Nathan Lewis – New World Economics For anything to get done, these people need to cooperate. They can disagree on minor points, but in the context of achieving a shared goal. If they have completely different goals — one … Continue reading
by Nathan Lewis New World Economics “We don’t want more of the same.” Read on….
How Maine was influenced by the Back to the Land Movement. Read On….
J.H. Crawford Carfree.com has relocated to Bhaktapur, Nepal, an ancient city located just 13 kilometers east of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The city’s population of about 80,000 is densely housed in streets and buildings that closely resemble the Reference … Continue reading
by Eerik Wissenz “One often hears the claim that large-scale urbanism is now inevitable because the world is now over 50% urbanized… A far more reasonable assumption is that peak urban density will have roughly coincided with peak fossil fuels … Continue reading
Andrew Alexander Price I try not to talk about the environment very much, because there are a lot of environmentalists out there already. But, a few month ago we had an engineer come to our city. He was discussing environmentally … Continue reading
Nathan Lewis – New World Economics originally in Forbes The first criticisms of the American automobile suburb began about the same time as the suburbs themselves appeared in the 1920s and expanded in the postwar period. “There’s no there there,” … Continue reading
Nathan Lewis – New World Economics The notion of an “eco-technic civilization” is popular these days. It is a good alternative to the “retro-eco” idea which is everywhere today — that to be in harmony with the earth, one should … Continue reading
1. Build compact cities in which all destinations are within convenient walking distance. Prohibit motor vehicles within the city. 2. Surround the city with garden plots for each household, within convenient walking distance, of a size sufficient to raise a … Continue reading
Andrew Alexander Price I have been called a quack – criticised for promoting the Traditional City as a cure-all for many of today’s urban ailments (declining small businesses, obesity, social mobility and equality, reducing our cost of living, cutting down … Continue reading