Kansas City, Here It Comes: A New Nuclear Weapons Plant!

nuclear weapons protest

*+-Should the U.S. government be building more nuclear weapons?  Residents of Kansas City, Missouri, don’t appear to think so, for they are engaged in a bitter fight against the construction of a new nuclear weapons plant in their community. The massive plant, 1.5 million square feet in size, is designed to replace an earlier version, […]

Detroit as a Farm

Detroit

*+-David A. Love: That we’ve reached the point of entertaining the idea—of turning Detroit into a semi-rural city—reflects both a crisis of failed urban policies, and an opportunity to rebuild from the ashes.

Retail Wars, Urban Sores: A New Jobs Project

CCC workers constructing road, 1933.

*+-If we can defend democracy overseas we can rebuild our decaying Main Streets. This could be a building stimulus project both political parties could respect if we see it as a restoration after a retail business war.

Friday Feedback: Land Use and Transit

*+-Every Friday the LA Progressive features a comment that was particularly noteworthy. This week we are featuring a comment submitted by Yoshidad, writing in response to “Economic Recovery Must Include Transit“ by Erin Steva and Kevin J. Powers. Yoshidad writes: Let’s not forget revisions to the land use that accompanies transit. Currently the vast majority […]