Saturday, November 27, 2010

Carfree Times: September 2010 - Carfree neighborhood proposed for Philadelphia

Carfree Times: September 2010: "Gaslight Village is a proposed mixed-use, pedestrian-oriented, urban village on the site of a former gas works on the east bank of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River. When completed, it will be home to some 4,000 families."

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Mann: A Changing Climate Doesn’t Have a Political Agenda | Universe Today

Mann: A Changing Climate Doesn’t Have a Political Agenda | Universe Today: "“We have to make it clear that the ice sheets are not Republicans or Democrats – they don’t have a political agenda as they disappear,” said Michael Mann, a physicist at Pennsylvania State University, who has been at the recent forefront of climate research. “Certain facts cannot be denied. We have to find a way to steer the conversation to a good faith debate about what we can do about the problem, not this bad faith debate about the reality of it.”"

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Transit cuts loom in Pittsburgh -

Transit cuts loom in Pittsburgh - "the interests of poor and working people were prioritized, the local and state government would tax the rich, banks, and corporations. If the federal government wanted to meet human needs, it would help cities and states fund socially useful programs rather than spending money on wars and bailouts.

...Everyone deserves access to efficient, free public transportation, but as long as the state serves the capitalists, poor and working people need to organize to win and defend this right.