Monday, September 8, 2014

Another edition of simple answers to simple questions

With that in mind, as a commenter pointed out the other day, the NEN-SESNA "Looking Forward" process to write a new neighborhood plan is also looking increasingly like a polite fiction.

If these things can't actually shape development, what really are they good for? 

They collect and drain off citizen activist energy the way a lightning rod does, gathering it in one place and quickly discharging it to the ground to dissipate, ensuring it has no effect whatsoever on structures to be protected: in Salem, those structures are the web of deals between nominally separate parties who are actually all members of the sprawl lobby, the gang devoted to making themselves richer by making Salem poorer.

Looking Forward Meets to Consider Draft Plan; Also, Council and SCAN
// Breakfast on Bikes

"Let's live on the planet as if we intend to stay."

No Laughing Matter though: 'Stand-up economist,' illustrator take comic book look at climate change

"Let's live on the planet as if we intend to stay."