Fablabs, makerspaces, emerging global knowledge commons... These are but some of the outcomes of a growing movement that champions globally-sourced designs for local economic activity. Its core idea is simple: local ownership of the means to produce basic manufactures and services can change our economic paradigm, making our cities self-sufficient and help the planet.
Op-Ed: The acclaimed urbanist Richard Florida recently wrote an opinion column in the The New York Times to amplify the whisperings of a handful of demographers and urban economists who have been toiling over the data on urban migration in the U.S.
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