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Oct 23 Towards sustainable economies US: Grassroots democracies form North American coalition [1]

2019[edit]

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Jun 3 California news: How one nonprofit is fighting hunger, food waste, and poverty with kitchen apprenticeships [2]

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May 1 Bank On San Francisco: Supporting community financial empowerment [3]

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Mar 22 Community involvement USA: How the simple act of sharing a meal is creating community change [4]

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Mar 19 New York City news: Composting in NYC [5]

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Mar 18 Community involvement USA: How Citizen University is building an army of civic leaders [6]

2018[edit]

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Dec 3 Climate action USA: The two fastest-growing jobs in the U.S. right now are solar installers and wind technicians. [7]

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Dec 1 Climate news 2018: Bristol to Brooklyn, Paris to Pittsburgh: restless cities act themselves on climate crisis [8]

How renters are becoming co-owners and co-developers, Nov 8 [9]

2017[edit]

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Canada: A Toolkit for Establishing a Great Lakes Commons, Sep 18 [10]

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California news: Check Out Toy Cycle, a New Platform for Families to Swap Toys, Aug 7 [11]

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North Carolina: How do you improve a neighborhood? In Belmont, looking to residents for answers, Jul 13 [12]

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Colorado: Denver to Get its First Tiny House Village for the Homeless, Jul 6 [13]

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California news: Sacramento Nonprofit Sol Collective Uplifts Communities Through Art and Activism, Jun 28 [14]

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Colorado: 5 Ways the Denver Public Library Supports the City's Homeless Population, Jun 8 [15]

‘Tomorrow’ reaches the US! Apr 24 [16]

Cities are taking a new approach to homelessness, Apr 4 [17]

Why Nonpartisan PAC EveryLibrary Defends the Future of Libraries, Feb 30 [18]

The Veterinary Cooperative Helps Independent Veterinarians Thrive, Feb 13 [19]

2016[edit]

EPA Finally Concludes Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water, Dec 13 [20]

Walking Picks Up Speed, Nov 18 [21]

John HancockVoice: How Mining, Oil And Gas Workers Are Retraining For The Solar Economy, Nov 10 [22]

Public Food Forests on the Rise, Oct 24 [23]

3 American cities that use 100% renewable energy — and 7 that plan to join them within 20 years, Aug 13 [24]

Obama makes new push on solar power, Jul 19 [25]

How the humble bicycle is making a comeback in US cities, Jul 14 [26]

The hot new trend in American infrastructure: Unpaved roads, Jul 12 [27]

Walking Makes Strides in All Kinds of Communities, Jul 6 [28]

Meet the Citizens Who Helped Decide Their City’s Budget—and Got Better Buses, Benches, and Crosswalks. Greensboro, North Carolina, is the first Southern city to give citizens direct control over a slice of public spending. May 20 [29]

Want to Hire a Worker-Owned Co-op? There’s an App for That, Apr 20 [30] Coopify wants to bring a sense of community to the app-based booking world by connecting worker-owned cooperatives and other low-income task workers directly with consumers.

Website Seeks to Make Government Data Easier to Sift Through, Apr 4 [31]

A new study looks at why bike share is so much safer than regular biking, Apr 3 [32]

“Solar Spring Break” Connects Students with Clean Power In Underserved Communities, Feb 29 [33]

A New Advocacy Group Is Lobbying for the Right to Repair Everything, Feb 2 [34]

2015[edit]

Six Foundations for Building Community Resilience [35]

The Movement to Make Every American Community Walkable, November 13 [36]

Communities Pushing For Legal Rights To Regain Power Over Fracking Companies, October 21 [37]

How the decline of cars changes cities for the better, October 16 [38]

If the U.S. government treated poor people as well as it treats banks, October 15 [39]

Streets and Sidewalks Should Be Used to Improve Our Health, September 23 [40]

Land Trusts Offer Houses That People With Lower Incomes Can Afford—And a Stepping Stone to Lasting Wealth, September 21 [41]

Free Transit Attracts Riders, Helps Communities in More Ways Than One, September 16 [42]

A Third American City Is Now Running Entirely On Renewable Energy, September 14 [43]

Developers Build Walkable Neighborhoods With Focus on Community Wealth, September 2 [44]

5 New American Rail-Trails, Jul 27 [45]

Iowa's Stunning Admission: We Need Fewer Roads, July 8 [46]

Administration Announces New Initiative to Increase Solar Access for All Americans, July 7 [47]

With driving down, there's a growing backlash against unnecessary highways, June 9 [48]

Up to 90 percent of Americans could be fed entirely by local agriculture, June 2 [49]

These American cities are fighting for control over electricity and the internet, April 21 [50]

The Crackdown on Little Free Library Book Exchanges, February 20 [51]

2014[edit]

Zero Vision: A plan to make our roads safe, August 14 [52]

Supreme Court Decision on Cross-State Air Pollution Is a Major Victory for Public Health Tuesday, April 29 [53]

2013[edit]

Welcome to Commonomics: How to Build Local Economies Strong Enough for Everyone, October 4 [54]

2012[edit]

An Interconnected Park Web: How Greenways Create Healthy Communities, January 31 [55]

2010[edit]

Designing for Democracy Consultation using a wiki, December 8 [56]


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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's United States article and is for news and comment in that context.


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2020

Jan 27 It’s their religious fervour, and their love of culture, that XR/UK can teach the US green movement [57]

Jan 13 New York City news: “Funky around the edges, humanly fermented, alive”. How the Park Slope Food Coop makes a commons (and great produce) [58]

2019

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Apr 6 Funding community action: The next egg: Investing our retirement savings in our local communities [59]

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Feb 9 San Francisco: Tiny neighborhood libraries worth checking out [60]

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Jan 8 California news: California’s rooftop solar mandate will normalize clean energy [61]

2018

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Dec 17 Food USA: Back to the land: are young farmers the new starving artists? [62]

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Sep 11 United States: Why 'Social Infrastructure' Is the Key to Renewing Civil Society [63]
Sep 8 To Restore Civil Society, Start With the Library [64]

2017

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This Hawaiian mayor is scoring touchdowns for clean energy, Aug 8 [65]

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Texas: Austin's Ride-Hailing Saga Shows Need for More Local Empowerment, Jun 29 [66]

Small Towns Can Be Resilient, Too, Mar 29 [67]

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Climate action USA: This climate lawsuit could change everything. No wonder the Trump administration doesn't want it going to trial, Mar 9 [68]

Can a New Town Square Bridge the Electoral Divide? Feb 27 [69]

News sources and further reading[edit]

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