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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.

2016[edit | edit source]

The story of Ahora Madrid, Dec 21 [1]

Common space for exchange: Cities in transition and citizen struggles, Dec 20 [2]

8 Ways to Engage Your Community During Challenging Times, Dec 15 [3]

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The Detroit Collective That Fuses Cycling and Storytelling, Dec 2 [4]

The possibility of a Co-City, Nov 17 [5]

The Participatory Budget of the City of Paris, Oct 13 [6]

From Waste Disposal to Water Delivery: Citizen Empowerment through the Check My Service Initiative, Aug 17 [7] ...Mongolia

“Town Halls for Social Change” by @indy_johar, April 4 [8]

The rise of the citizen expert. How can data-rich technology drive better citizen engagement and make government more effective? February 4 [9]

2015[edit | edit source]

Polisdigitocracy: Digital Technology, Citizen Engagement and Climate Action – A New C40-Arup Report, November 18 [10]

A Charter for Democracy, September 22 [11]

Integrating activism into governance institutions, September 15 [12]

2014[edit | edit source]

How We Meet Is As Important As Why, John Thackara, May 7 [13]

2011[edit | edit source]


Compost Candidates, Oct 19 [14] ...France

2010[edit | edit source]

Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation, 4 October [15]

"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 [16]

Data alone is not sufficient for problem-solving, but an involved community informed with data just might be, John Tolva, July 2010 [17]

Open Philanthropy: A Modest Manifesto, Lucy Bernholz, 3/15/2010 [18]

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 [19]

2009[edit | edit source]

Developing the Open City, 15 October 2009 [20]

How long is your city's tail? by John Geraci, October 7 [21]

The Three Laws of Open Government Data, 30 September 2009 [22]

2008[edit | edit source]

Not Just Peak Oil, But “Peak Hierarchy,” Too? December 4 [23]

"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 [24]

A Wiki for the Planet: Clay Shirky on Open Source Environmentalism [25]

"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." [26]

2005[edit | edit source]

Wikis And Blogs As Instruments Of Citizen Participation, May 11 [27]

See also[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

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