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Commoning Our Cities: Mary Miss, Silvia Federici, Peter Linebaugh

Who gets a say in designing where they live and what if more of us did? This week, we visit with Mary Miss, a Guggenheim fellow and celebrated artist, whose organization, The City as Living Laboratory, strives to empower people to create not the cliché of the sustainable city, she says, but places of living and breathing, creative sustenance. Then we speak to scholars Silvia Federici and Peter Linebaugh about the promises of "commoning" for our environment – and our social health.

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Laura Flanders Show

From Austria to Chile, Lagos to London, people are demanding policies that democratize economies and keep public resources in public hands. In just the last decade, more than 2,400 cities in 58 countries have brought privatized resources back under public control. In this episode, Laura reports from Amsterdam at The Future is Public, a conference that brings together hundreds of organizers, scholars, and government officials who are working to democratize their municipal and national economies.

  • 2020-02-21T18:00:00-08:00
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Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show