Community Motive - Regional/Greater Communities of Communities -Cooperation Industry

By Community Motive - Regional/Greater Communities | Current efforts and challenges in working for miracles of the commons utilizing human unity and cooperation. It is the "community motive" which has enabled perpetuation of humanity over the ages. The "profit motive" is lesser and later in civilization, but not unimportant. It must always be responsible. Together they make up the Cooperation Industry - the industrious work of all to perpetuate Human Civilization in its many forms in the worldwide network of communities. "Think local planet, act regionally."

Stupefied

How organisations enshrine collective stupidity and employees are rewarded for checking their brains at the office door<i>By André Spicer</i>Read at Aeon

Leadership

When the Big One comes: the woman preparing LA for life after a major quake

Resilient People: Marissa Aho recently became Los Angeles’ chief resilience officer. In a city prone to earthquakes, reliant on imported water and suffering a housing shortage, how could the city survive and recover after a catastrophe?<p>On the list of existential threats to Los Angeles, earthquakes …

No Parking Here

<b>If you drive out</b> to visit Disney's Epcot center in Orlando, Florida, you will arrive at one of the biggest parking lots in America. With room for …

Cities

Which risk scenarios can drive the emergence of costly cooperation?

Altmetric: 10<p>Views: 604<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Kristin Hagel<br>• , Maria Abou Chakra<br>• , Benedikt Bauer<br>• & Arne Traulsen<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> <b>6</b>, …

Cities

International Team Kicks off Sharing Cities Book Project

<i>Graphic recording of a recent Shareable-hosted discussion on sharing cities.</i>

Cities

Good plans, collaboration key to eco-growth

Like never before, communities throughout the Hudson Valley are leveraging their natural resources to enhance residents’ quality of life and economic …

United Religions Initiative

8 hours ago<p>Joy Foundation celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with the disabled persons of district Toba Tek Singh.<p>11 hours …

Kansas City joins Heartland Civic Collaborative to promote region

Civic leaders from Kansas City, St. Louis, Des Moines and Omaha on Tuesday met in Des Moines to announce a joint effort among four Midwestern cities …

Kansas City

When Trucks Stop Running, So Does Civilization. Energy and the Future of Transportation

Virtually everything in our homes, everything in our stores, got there on a truck.

Renewable Energy

A $59 trillion tailwind spurs governance changes in Asia firms

| SINGAPORE<p>A surge in socially responsible investments to $59 trillion globally over the past decade is nudging Asian firms to change a notoriously insular management style to one that actively addresses corporate governance concerns.<p>As earnings growth and China's economy slow, corporate executives …

Governance

Nonprofit offers $160k for sustainable energy solutions

Calling all green energy entrepreneurs: The region’s predominant fund for sustainable energy projects is offering $160,000 in prize money for the …

Energy

Martin Luther King: Changing The World With Love

Martin Luther King, Jr. needs no introduction. On the third Monday of January, Martin Luther King Day is observed to mark his birthday and to …

Labour, business supports and regional development must be addressed to keep start-up recovery on track

Ireland’s path to economic recovery began meekly in 2013, continued on more confidently in 2014 and found a firm stride in 2015.<p>Last year was a …

PM: “Regional development is our major goal”

The Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikahsvili stated today that the Government would be particularly focused on development of Georgian …

Georgia (Country)

Thinking big

New York’s governor has imperious plans for his state<p>IT WAS demolished more than 50 years ago, but New Yorkers still miss the old Penn Station. The …

Hijacking regionalism

Wasbir HussainIn Assam, the BJP is the new force to reckon with. In a bid to wrest Assam, the aggressive BJP seems to be pursuing a policy of …

Democracy

3 regional agencies moving to new central office building in S.F.

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and two other regional agencies are moving this spring to a new home in San Francisco's South Beach …

Cities and Regions: Managing Growth and Change

RSA 2nd North America Conference, Atlanta, USA<p>Date and location<p>15th June, 2016 9:23am - 17th June, 2016 9:23am<br>• Georgia Institute of Technology, …

You thought ISDS was bad? TTIP’s “regulatory cooperation” is even worse.

Last month, Ars wrote about the threat posed by the inclusion of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment …

Arctic Trade Route Presents Opportunity for Russia-West Cooperation

14,000 feet beneath the frozen surface of the Arctic Ocean at the North Pole, a Russian flag forged in titanium rests on the seabed. The flag, …

Russia

Climate Planning: The Heat Is On

Verona Press

Brandon Daniels finished 7-1 at the Bi-States Classic in La Crosse last week to place sixth overall.<p>Nathanial Buss had a team-high 16 points for the …

Cooperation Among Oil Producers Will Take Time, Says Saudi Minister

Naimi sees stability returning to oil markets<p>RIYADH—Oil-market stability will be achieved through cooperation among major producers but this will likely take time, Saudi oil minister Ali al-Naimi said Sunday, signaling the world’s top petroleum exporter is still not prepared to take sole …

Oil

Denver’s Green Taxi Co-op Fights for its Right to Compete with Uber

Nervous chatter in many different languages filled the hallways outside Hearing Room A in downtown Denver last week, where the Public Utilities …

Uber

How to put an end to the urban commons and “sharing” once and for all

A few days ago Portland announced the launch of the largest “<i>sharing</i>” and “<i>smart</i>“ bicycle service in the US. The grandiloquence of the owner (it must …

Cities