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Small European nation becomes a “living lab” for urban innovation researchers | MIT News

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***Community Innovation & Development Series: Andorra Leads***

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          Creative expression includes the broad range of ideas and projects that make up community innovation and development. Andorra, a tiny country between Spain and France, partners with MIT’s Media Lab to develop new ways of creative community development. You may find some good ideas for your own community in this report. Enjoy the images from the ever-wonderful Buddha Doodles.

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Source: Small European nation becomes a “living lab” for urban innovation researchers | MIT News

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Innovation in Andorra!

 

 

The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America – The Revolution Where You Live

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***Transforming Communities Series: Local Innovations Are Key***

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               YES! Magazine is one of the true treasures among publications in the United States. They cover inspiring stories of innovation and development in local communities–all of them available through open access. They are supported by contributions and subscriptions. Today’s post introduces an important new book by one of the publication’s co-founders, Sarah van Gelder, who traveled more than 12,000 miles across the country to look at what was happening in small communities.

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Source: The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America – The Revolution Where You Live

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Work of YES! Magazine and Sarah’s New Book!

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Welcome to Marinaleda: The Spanish Anti-Capitalist Town With Equal Wage Full Employment and $19 Housing

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***The Beacons of Hope Series: A Town Leading the Way***

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          When it comes right down to it, the best answers are the local ones. When communities come together to shape the kind of world they want to live in, good things happen. This compelling story about the Spanish town of Marinaleda should offer hope to all of us. It also demonstrates the ability of strong local leadership and an effective farming cooperative to help a community shape its own destiny. Thanks to Films for Action for the story.

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Source: Welcome to Marinaleda: The Spanish Anti-Capitalist Town With Equal Wage Full Employment and $19 Housing

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates People Working Together to Shape a Community!

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