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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Community involvement and is for news and comment in that global or international context.


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Toronto: Driving community change through campaigning: Open Democracy Project at the CC Summit, Apr 20 [1]


Community involvement USA: Participatory Budgeting Gaining Momentum in the U.S., Mar 20 [2]

Cormac Russell on change that starts with communities, Jan 24 [3]

How to Create an Outdoor Living Room in Your Neighborhood, Jan 23 [4]


The story of Ahora Madrid, Dec 21 [5]

Common space for exchange: Cities in transition and citizen struggles, Dec 20 [6]

8 Ways to Engage Your Community During Challenging Times, Dec 15 [7]

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The Detroit Collective That Fuses Cycling and Storytelling, Dec 2 [8]

The possibility of a Co-City, Nov 17 [9]

New Report Highlights Fast Growth of Participatory Budgeting, Sep 20 [10]

“Town Halls for Social Change” by @indy_johar, April 4 [11]

The rise of the citizen expert. How can data-rich technology drive better citizen engagement and make government more effective? February 4 [12]


Polisdigitocracy: Digital Technology, Citizen Engagement and Climate Action – A New C40-Arup Report, November 18 [13]

A Charter for Democracy, September 22 [14]

Integrating activism into governance institutions, September 15 [15]


Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation, 4 October [16]

"At its broadest, non-discriminatory access to data means that any person can access the data at any time without having to identify him/herself or provide any justification for doing so." Sunlight Foundation, August 11 [17]

Data alone is not sufficient for problem-solving, but an involved community informed with data just might be, John Tolva, July 2010 [18]

Open Philanthropy: A Modest Manifesto, Lucy Bernholz, 3/15/2010 [19]

Crisis in policymaking for people and planet demands new approach to policymaking that gives citizens a greater say in decisions that affect them, 27/01/2010 [20]


Developing the Open City, 15 October 2009 [21]

How long is your city's tail? by John Geraci, October 7 [22]

The Three Laws of Open Government Data, 30 September 2009 [23]


Not Just Peak Oil, But “Peak Hierarchy,” Too? December 4 [24]

"The best mechanism to confront the challenge of climate change are not market mechanisms, but conscious, motivated, and well organized human beings endowed with an identity of their own." Evo Morales Ayma, President of Bolivia, November 28, 2008

"In this negotiation process towards Copenhagen, it is fundamental to guarantee the participation of our people as active stakeholders at a national, regional and worldwide level, especially taking into account those sectors most affected, such as indigenous peoples who have always promoted the defense of Mother Earth." Evo Morales Ayma, President of Bolivia, November 28, 2008

"...his (Obama's) only real hope in dealing with the tremendous challenges the country (world) faces will be to harness the collective ingenuity of citizens on a massive scale. In other words, he must enlist a level of participation in generating and acting on innovative solutions that has no obvious parallel in history." Anthony D. Williams [25]

A Wiki for the Planet: Clay Shirky on Open Source Environmentalism [26]

"We're going to look at every place that a reader or a listener or a viewer or a user has been locked out, has been served up passive or a fixed or a canned experience, and ask ourselves, "If we carve out a little bit of the cognitive surplus and deploy it here, could we make a good thing happen?" And I'm betting the answer is yes." [27]


Wikis And Blogs As Instruments Of Citizen Participation, May 11 [28]



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Yes, ‘govtech’ can change the way cities function. New lessons in open government from Paris. Apr 3 [29]

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How Seattle Is Dismantling a NIMBY Power Structure, Apr 3 [30]

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From ‘smart cities’ to ‘smart citizens’: when technology meets activism, Mar 29 [31]

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Texas: Oak Cliff Inspiration, Mar 27 [32]

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Barcelona: How Progressive Cities Can Reshape the World — And Democracy, Mar 10 [33]

Eight lessons from Barcelona en Comú on how to Take Back Control, Mar 8 [34]


How We Meet Is As Important As Why, John Thackara, May 7 [35]

See also


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  10. Shareable
  11. Medium
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  14. Commons Transition
  15. Commons Transition
  16., 4 October 2010
  17., August 11, 2010
  18., July 2010
  19. philanthropy 2173 3/15/2010
  20. International Institute for Environment and Development, 27/01/2010, link not found, July 2015
  21. planetizen, 15 October 2009
  22. O'Reilly Radar, October 7, 2009
  23. David Eaves
  24., December 4, link not found, July 2015
  25. wikinomics, November 7 2008
  26., August 20, 2008, link not found, July 2015
  27. Clay Shirky at a Web 2.0 conference, April 23, 2008. link not found, July 2015
  31. @OuiShare
  34. openDemocracy