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The economy will prosper when we understand that people want basic change that reflects new realities

The economy will prosper when we understand that people want  basic change that reflects new realities Current housing is retro and tied to the domination of the car over every element of design  Developing technology enables a quantum leap  beyond the construction that created sprawl  We want our communities to reflect the diversity we have come to value in our society We want housing that is flexible rather than a premade cookie-cutter We want and could easily have communities with all the amenities of a city within walking distance The recovery of our economy is intimately related to a growing will to create integral communities where one can walk to everything  because everything is within a mile  The political risks of this approach are small because people can initiate the creation of these communities The goal will be denser communities that are both safe and walkable with squares and kiosks and places to sit Communities large enough to create local economies Communities freed…

Funny MSNBC misses the purpose of Obama's speech which is to remind us that we are the power that needs to be exercised and other recent tweets 9/712 2:01 PM ET

37m Funny MSNBC misses the purpose of Obama's speech which is to remind us that we are the power that needs to be exercised. ExpandReplyDeleteFavoritedBuffer