New suburban culture needs a new generation These changes would increase the suburban quality of life, too, by making these areas more community-oriented, which may be appealing for younger, millennial families who seem to be leading the migratory charge. “I think that a lot of these urban migrants are still looking for that sharing lifestyle,” Dunham-Jones says. “They liked having a park to go to, instead of having a lawn to have to mow.” That community feel could come through cottage courts, a form of missing middle housing first popularized in the Pacific Northwest, which can fit as many as 16 dwellings on an acre. In these developments, homes usually center around a communal garden (the homes in Oklahoma’s Carlton Landing encircle a shared fire pit), to create a sense of togetherness. The yards are typically visible from each home’s porch, so parents can watch children while they play with others. To some families, that may be preferable to their … [Read more...] about If COVID-19 pushes people to the suburbs, how can we make them more environmentally friendly?
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In an email, Tracy Wimmer, director of media relations for Benson, said gun-carrying voters would be asked to leave their weapons in their cars, and if they refused, law enforcement would be called. Michigan’s directive officially states that it’s now down to “election inspectors”—poll workers—to contact law enforcement if the new rule is violated. But, gun-toting police at the polls can also be menacing for many voters of color (an armed Miami officer was recently seen displaying a Trump 2020 mask while on duty at a polling site). … [Read more...] about It’s legal to bring guns to the polls in many swing states. What could go wrong?
According to the latest data by Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC), the ongoing 13th edition of IPL has registered seven billion viewing minutes for the first five weeks of the league, which includes the first 41 matches aired across 21 channels. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020 grabs more eyeballs, per-match viewership sees 11% growth
Additionally, some states have closed polling places on reservations in recent years, requiring people in states such as Alaska and Arizona to travel for hours to reach their closest sites in towns that border their reservations. In 2018, members of the Kaibab Paiute tribe in Arizona had to drive 280 miles each way to their polling place. Others have to travel 100 miles just to register to vote. … [Read more...] about Native Americans are facing voter suppression. This resource wants to help them overcome it
In his book, Better Business: How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Capitalism, Marquis documents the gradual trend towards responsible business, which he says has its roots in the urge to reform capitalism from its “overwhelming shareholder primacy system.” For roughly 50 years now, he says, the singular responsibility for businesses has been to shareholders, and the sole focus has been on profit maximization. That’s taken a social toll: “Many…things, from income inequality to environmental degradation, really stemmed from this shift that occurred,” he says. As it tries to refashion that structure, the B Corporation movement makes one of its top priorities putting all stakeholders—employees, customers, the community—”on the same legal playing field as shareholders.” … [Read more...] about How the B Corporation movement is remaking business