• Archive for July, 2012

    Imagination in the City

    by  • July 30, 2012 • Nicholas, Rebel Cities • 0 Comments

    Some Portland neighborhoods are positively serene. Michel and I took a long bicycle ride this morning that took us through a few of those neighborhoods. You see, we just started a new project today and as a result were stopping and occasionally photographing streets and intersections along the way. Essentially, we are beginning to...

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    Hey Portland, Let’s Give Nature Some Rights and Create A Movement in the Process

    by  • July 23, 2012 • Nicholas, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland • 5 Comments

    t bottom, it seems, it all comes down to a simple but profound truth: that as long as ecological governance remains in the grip of essentially unregulated (liberal or neoliberal) capitalism—a regime responsible for much if not most of the plunder and theft of our ecological wealth in the last, roughly 150 years—there never...

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    Irreformable Corruption, Rebellious Cities, Commerce, Coal Trains, Etc.

    by  • July 16, 2012 • Nicholas, No Coal, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities • 6 Comments

    Through a process of losing confidence that has spanned my twenties, I’ve finally given up on national politics and find it incapable of being reformed through existing institutional reform mechanisms (except maybe a constitutional amendment coming from a state driven convention; different can of worms for a different post). The lack of meaningful campaign...

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