Strong Towns Blog


Moving the Overton Window

Moving the Overton Window

How can Strong Towns grow into a movement which brings about transformative change, not tinkering around the edges?

Film for thought

Film for thought

Way back in May, I shared two videos with our program participants to set the tone for the summer ahead. I've found myself drawn back to them as I hit roadblocks this week. I hope they'll mean something to you as well.

An incremental makerspace

An incremental makerspace

I've been lucky to witness the emergence of the Fredericton Makerspace. I say lucky, because if we did not have some relentlessly dedicated volunteers pouring themselves into the project, it would still be one of those great ideas that never happened. But this week, I stood in the Makerspace woodshop and watched people build together.