Bigotry and the Health Crisis: Covid-19

Bigotry and the Health Crisis: Covid-19 F Word           Laura explores the relation of bigotry and the health crisis and compares the modern history of healthcare in the US to the UK.       Transcript:   Our Health...

Building A Democratic Economy

About How does an economy emerge from recession? Historically, cities hard hit by deindustrialization have strived to attract big employers from elsewhere by offering incentives and tax breaks. But...

Community Land Trusts: A Model for Reparations?

Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit has come at a cost to public services and public trust. Could it be different?

Public Ownership of Privatized Medicine

Public Ownership of Privatized Medicine: Covid-19       Dana Brown, Director of the Next System Project frames the motives of privatized medicine in a system, which values profit over people. While nations are racing to develop a...

Commoning Our Cities: Mary Miss, Silvia Federici, Peter Linebaugh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCmJcPkpI98 Reinventing our cities and re-enchanting the world. Who gets a say in designing where they live? What if more of us did? This week, we visit Mary Miss, a Guggenheim fellow and celebrated artist,...

Cooperation and Community Wealth Building

About What can organizations accomplish when they work together? A lot, it turns out. That's the lesson that Kay Johnson, director of The Larder in Preston, UK, shares in...

Mary Robinson: Women Leading on Climate Change

Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit has come at a cost to public services and public trust. Could it be different?

Thank You, Bernie. Screw you, NYT

Thank You, Bernie. Screw You, New York Times. (F Word)         It is the essence of American liberalism to trash radical dreams and then dance on them. And that’s just what the New York Times did...

A Love Letter to Long Island City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzpra1HL5YUAmazon might no longer be putting its headquarters here, but Western Queens and specifically, Long Island City are a new frontier for New York City's politicized land battles. A Long Island City preacher's son...

Making Buffalo Our City

About Buffalo, New York, was once a booming industrial town fueled by cheap power from Niagara Falls, a center of commerce and trade, the first city in the US...

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