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Tag Archives: Carolyn Kagan
Is this the best we can do to Plan for the Future?
Is this the best we can do to Plan for the Future? by Carolyn Kagan updated 28 October with a link to our consultation response The UK Government has issued a White Paper intended to reform the planning system in … Continue reading
Posted in democracy, explainers, Planning Tagged Carolyn Kagan, Planning, spatial, UK government, White Paper Leave a comment
Job creation after Covid-19: the participatory economy.
by Carolyn Kagan Is there a different way of creating jobs? There is no doubt about it, COVID-19 has forced us to rethink not only what, and who, we value most but the purpose, nature and impact of work and … Continue reading
Posted in economics, key concepts Tagged Barking, Carolyn Kagan, civic economy, Dagenham, economy, Luton, Marsh Farm, organisation workshop, participation, participatory economy, policy, re-localisation, resilience 1 Comment
Imagining an alternative future for Greater Manchester
By Mark Burton and Carolyn Kagan reposted from Greater Manchester Housing Action website, 11 March, 2020 For some years now, Greater Manchester has been trying to agree a grand plan for land use: the Spatial Framework. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), … Continue reading
People’s Spatial Framework: A Letter from the Future
People’s Spatial Framework: A Letter from the Futurei. Dear Greater Mancunians, The lovely, liveable, City of Greater Manchester Download pdf version We are writing to you from 2035, and are delighted to tell you that Greater Manchester has been transformed … Continue reading
Posted in cities, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester City Region Tagged bioregion, Carolyn Kagan, climate change, Greater Manchester, letter from the future, Mark Burton, People's Spatial Framework, Planning, polycentric city, rurban, Spatial Framework, system shock, transition, Zero Carbon 6 Comments
The Future is 20 minutes away? 20-minute neighbourhoods
The Future is 20 minutes away? 20-minute neighbourhoods. By Carolyn Kagan pdf version As we move towards a future in urban areas where people travel less, buy locally and live more convivial lives, we need vital and liveable neighbourhoods. This … Continue reading
Posted in cities, community, explainers, key concepts, re-localisation Tagged 20 minute neighbourhoods, bioregion, Carolyn Kagan, city region, community, Planning, policy, spatial, Spatial Framework, walkability 10 Comments
What’s not to like about CounterCoin ?
What’s not to like about CounterCoin ? by Carolyn Kagan (The second of two pieces about Countercoin. The first by Mike Riddell set out the basic philosophy and reported on the event that Carolyn mentions below.) There are some … Continue reading
Universal Basic Income: The Cornerstone of a Just Society?
On a cold January day, the room of about 60 people was buzzing towards the end of Karl Widerquist’s talk on Universal Basic Income: The Cornerstone of a Just Society at the SSM/MMU event on January 30th 2017. Later that … Continue reading
Posted in economics, event reports, key concepts Tagged Carolyn Kagan, citizens income, economy, future of work, income, universal basic income (UBI) 3 Comments
Well-Being and the Viable Economy
A report on our café conversation on Well-Being and the Viable Economy: Monday 23 May. We had vibrant (and noisy) discussions about well-being and the viable economy at the latest of our Steady State Manchester conversations. We used Ketso (www.ketso.com) … Continue reading
Posted in event reports, Living Well, Viable Economy Tagged café conversations, Carolyn Kagan, community, events, Ketso, policy, viable economy, well-being Leave a comment