Netflix’s ‘Tread’ Is A Good Indictment Of Municipal Bureaucracy

Marvin John Heemeyer bulldozed a few buildings before shooting himself dead after a years-long dispute with a municipal government. While an extreme example, it’s a credible indictment of city governments that embrace inflexible paths to things like code compliance.

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Blood on the Louis Vuitton: Is Looting In Chicago A Referendum On The Zeitgeist?

As Chicago struggles with an epidemic of gun violence, one Gold Coast resident is worried that a looting spree last night on the Magnificent Mile will be used as a pretext for violent crackdowns on the Black Lives Matter movement. This is clearly unrelated to Black Lives Matter. But are not both the looting and the civil rights movement loud referenda on the current state of class relations in America?

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WOCCS Resiliency Summit: Women of Color in Sustainability

Nat attended a few amazing sessions at the Collective Resiliency Virtual Summit, organized by the Women of Color Collective in Sustainability, a co-creation of POCACITO fellow Jordana Vasquez.

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How Losers Still Get Paid: Why Bankruptcy Can’t Rein In Executive Compensation

IF YOU’RE ONE OF THE BILLIONS OF ONLOOKERS OBSERVING THE COLLAPSE OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, you might be wondering: what’s

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Streaming, Torrents, and Market Fragmentation: Will p2p Filesharing, Unlike The South, Rise Again?

Digital piracy has made a comeback in recent years as the market for content streaming becomes more crowded and more expensive, leading to serious questions about the long-term sustainability of the sector.

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