Following the 2016 American Presidential election, I turned to the writing of Jane Jacobs. I went straight for “Dark Days Ahead” on my library shelf and immediately came across this helpful passage in the first chapter: “…the death or the stagnated moribundity of formerly unassailable and vigorous cultures is caused not by an assault from … Continue reading Suffrage


Metro = Megacity/Megacorp + OBDCEarthdays, urban land use and management in the 21st century Without a national land use policy, America's formation of regional megacities in just over fifty years logically requires some kind of metro-management -- a metro-megacity-corporation. Planners have been criticizing our "land-of-a-thousand micro-governments" for decades, but something has changed that may add traction to solving the … Continue reading Earthdays