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The Repair Cafe & the Fixer Movement

Sip Lattés and Fix Busted Stuff at the Repair Café By Katherine Sharpe 05.31.12 Good as new: community members with broken stuff mingle with volunteers at a Fixers Collective meeting in New York City. Photo: Vincent Lai/Fixers Collective It says … finish reading The Repair Cafe & the Fixer Movement

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Sharing is Caring, Wearing, Pairing…

Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by Shareable The Rise of the Sharing Communities by Cat Johnson Creative Commons photo by Lobkovs As the sharing economy picks up momentum, its reach has become global. In cities and towns around the … finish reading Sharing is Caring, Wearing, Pairing…

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Take Back the City!

City finances have long been under pressure, but the Great Recession and steady attacks on federal and state spending have compounded local financial difficulties. The National League of Cities’ annual research brief, City Fiscal Conditions, documents rapid deterioration. Reported revenue … finish reading Take Back the City!

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