Having more fun, better housing, and more money would improve anyone’s life. Who doesn’t want that? What if you had more money in your pocket? More friends? More music? More dancing? More meaningful conversations? More good food – home cooked even? Housing and sociability are two sides of the same coin. More people live alone today … Continue reading The good life: more fun, better housing
If ever there was a time for new order of business, it is now. Our economic system, which seemed to work reasonably well, has been corrupted beyond recognition. If you are rich, or have a job with health insurance, enjoy good health, and your retirement plan is intact, you might be okay. For millions of … Continue reading Cooperate for Jobs, Housing, Good Food & Health Care
Cooperatively, we have the potential to relate with each other in a new and supportive ways by remedying the market’s utter failure to provide nourishing food, housing, health care and education, and the care of our most vulnerable populations: the young, the elderly, the disabled and veterans.
How nervous are you? Our polarized politics, and amnesia about prior debt ceilings, prohibits prohibits sane, reasoned debate about taxes, light bulbs (!#?!#) and everything in between. This has many people staring at their own ceiling (if they still have one) when they should be sleeping. Clearly, neither our government, nor the corporations that actually call the … Continue reading Polarized Politics / Sleepless Nation
Starting from the premise that our single-household orientation–single family, single parent, single person–is not an ideal model for our most vulnerable populations, New Community Vision is promoting alternative housing arrangements such as cooperatives, cohousing, home sharing and even dormitory housing as viable options for consideration. Plan to Crack our Housing Crisis describes this more fully. … Continue reading Sane Housing for an Insane World
That no long term emergency housing exists for people between the ages of 50 and 55 is just one reason why I wrack my brain to come up with alternatives to prevent housing strain from becoming a crisis. The Families & Housing page explains this in broad strokes. Our three primary models—single family homes, single … Continue reading Plan to Crack our Housing Crisis