Dunno if anyone else saw this #paintthestreets campaign from XR?
"London designer Adam Nathaniel Furman's Democratic Monument is a proposal for town halls around the UK that would feature bright tiles and a diverse mix of architectural styles.
As civic buildings, Democratic Monuments would be brightly-coloured combinations of styles and materials, reflecting the unique combinations of communities that make up different cities around the country."
Decolonial Methods for Creating Social, Solidarity, and Non-Hierarchical Economics
Application deadline: May 15, 2020
Actual event: June 15-17th (online)
covid19 , joke
Doing our part to fight the virus.
COVID-19, Aid, Charlottesville
In the off chance someone else here is in #Charlottesville, The Charlottesville Community Care Team is organizing micro grants of $200 to help people make ends meet. If you can donate, links are in the image. I'm tagging @OCRbot , so hopefully they'll be in the comments as well.
"It's perfect for TreeHugger types who believe in sufficiency (how much do you really need?) and like slow travel, taking your time to take it all in: it's the Electro Frosch, or Electric Frog, a three-wheeled electric pickup truck that has been modified into a camper."
"Spanish researchers have developed a porous, acidic concrete that acts almost like soil for moss, lichen, fungi and other drought-tolerant vegetation."
“Young people don’t realize that there are big, powerful, multi-billion dollar co-ops all around them, and if we don’t participate in that legacy, we can’t build upon it,” says Schneider. “Reigniting those older co-ops is a way of igniting the possibility of younger ones.”
New toolkit aims to inform and empower Rural Electric Cooperative member-owners https://www.shareable.net/new-toolkit-aims-to-inform-and-empower-rural-electric-cooperative-member-owners/
Sunbeam City is a Libertarian Socialist solarpunk instance. It is ran democratically by a cooperative of like-minded individuals.