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Street Photographers – Get to the Streets and Document the Beggars of the Norwegian Streetscape!

It’s summertime and the beggars are back to Oslo’s parade street Karl Johan. Quite many of them are coming from Romania, but there are native Norwegians as well. I’m really happy for them, as they make us uncomfortable and force us to reflect about what kind of sick economic system we have subdued our self... Continue reading

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Arborists Arising: From Tree Care to Tree Camping

At Pontio, in North Wales, a new Masters by Research in Relational Design(#api_MRRD) helps you make a positive step-change in a live wellness project for a region. One project scenario: performance equipment for professional arborists. In hundreds of cities around the world, mayors and citizen groups are planting trees – to provide shade, reduce ambient heat,... Continue reading

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The power of a transformative city

Sol Trumbo & Nick Buxton: When Donald Trump announced in June 2017 that the US would pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, it was noticeable that the most effective opposition came not from Congress but from cities and states. 379 mayors representing more than 68 million Americans said they would implement the Accord regardless of... Continue reading

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REMODEL, week 4: What happened and what have we learned

In phase 4 of the REMODEL programme, it is now time to dig deeper and start imagining how the open source mechanisms can be applied concretely in the business strategy of the companies’ products. The secret sauce? Not the open source bit, but rather the magic of building community. This is part of a serious... Continue reading

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Beyond Civil Rights: Economic Democracy

Aaron Fernando: In June 1968, a group of eight American civil rights and land reform activists travelled to Israel with a plan that was ambitious, if not outright radical. They made the journey in order to study the legal foundations and management practices behind the Jewish National Fund’s leasehold system, and to use this knowledge... Continue reading

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