1 govt borrows at near-zero rate 2 spends on infrastructure 3 tax benefits of employment 4 tax benefits of productivity 5 pays loan back
2.5 little money gets spent as approvals for new infrastructure are practically impossible to obtain
Billionaire kills news outlet; why are we not all horrified and scared?
Cause it was gawker & PT only had an axe cause there were other people they wronged who had standing in court https://t.co/mN9v0b2Sea
Richard Barbrook had to wait 20 years to speak publicly about his landmark essay “The Californian Ideology” in California.
The Californian Ideology 20.0 - the interview. https://t.co/4u5YzKnlDL
Thoughtful New Yorker piece that takes the other side of my megacity living piece:
"1/2 of the $58 billion invested in technology last year was concentrated in San Francisco and San Jose" https://t.co/v3toETBupk
IMAGE: The Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, now equivalent to being the country's fourth largest city.
Burning Man but for Syrians driven here by civil way who can't go home & can't leave camp and live in tents all year https://t.co/uumnOntVfj
NYT 2100: Tech firms flee to the Bay from dystopian Arizona desert cc @ConorDougherty https://t.co/4DBQL0xih0
This much is obvious: Young people don’t buy homes like they used to. In the aftermath of the recession and weak recovery, the share of 18- to- 34 year olds—a.k.a.: Millennials—who own a home has fallen to a 30-year low.
Why Millennials Aren't Buying Houses https://t.co/6qsAui3o4H
On Friday of last week, Bloomberg wrote an insulting piece outlining the viewership stumbling blocks that NBC has faced with the 2016 Olympics in Rio, particularly with the coveted 18–49 age block which dropped 25%. Ok, so way more than Millennials,…
Olympics viewing wasn't down "because millennials", NBC created an incredibly flawed and outdated product: https://t.co/IynQiIJrGq
With a new design studio and a communal house in a Japanese village, Airbnb has announced its ambitions to change the way we live, travel and share space. Some say the company are venturing into urban planning – are they?
Airbnb Has Started Building its Own Listings – Will Cities Be Next? https://t.co/PlRGN6pq7b? @Guardian @francescaperry via #PlacesWire
The food truck trend is getting a smart upgrade in posh places like the Hamptons, where a new clean energy system is fueling beachside meals on wheels.
Hamptons food trucks plug in to cleaner energy with new power pedestals
Going live on @BloombergTV to discuss Pittsburgh's emergence as a global leader in autonomous vehicle industry.
You just need one brave mayor to open a door to the future. Playbook to innovate in the physical world. https://t.co/KC0MbRRX68
It's like a Special Economic Zone, but for the US. https://t.co/KC0MbRRX68
A comparison to Manhattan is the Godwin's Law of NIMBYism: https://t.co/6aTD2IwtxC https://t.co/pyeQcoBR2a
Facebook has determined your political views based on your activity. Here's the way to find your label: https://t.co/f0GXUFyx2K
.@Facebook takes on the #housing market. What do you think? https://t.co/FPL8oZmOGU by @6sqft https://t.co/jVnDVJAf8H
When it comes to housing, San Francisco is famous — infamous, really — for the high cost of both rental units and for-sale homes.
Nowhere left to build? Expanded accessory dwelling unit rules offer relief from housing shortage https://t.co/yolw6r4HPb via @constructdive
The Neighborly bond challenge is a fascinating rethinking of public finance for local projects. #NextEconomy https://t.co/hkATmHJhrI
In the United States today, over 20 million households are spending more than 30 percent of what they earn just to pay the rent or mortgage on their home. Both locally and nationally, the repercussions of this affordability crisis are taking center …
Announcing the release of our working paper on California 40B:a proposal to streamline the housing approvals process https://t.co/9oVQQ4mlMo
A Golden Rule for the Golden State? New @TernerHousing paper proposes state action to help solve CA's housing crisis https://t.co/GqWuwS3spX
When the Bauhaus art school opened in 1919, more women applied than men - so why have we never heard of them? Bobbed, geometric haircuts. Chunky jewellery. Vegetarian diets. Saxophone playing. Breathing exercises. Painting. Carving. Snapping with br…
“We wanted to create living things with contemporary relevance, for a new style of life." https://t.co/YL3zmAoRU8 https://t.co/CctW85VvFi