Everyone’s neighborhood is the representation of national issues. The issues reported here describe how it affects me personally, my family, and my neighbors. Those issues can be explored using the “categories” listed below.
I live in a tiny place on a closed street with just twenty-two, three-story, brick buildings completed in1916 on one part in 1918. The New York City Landmarks Commission accepted the residents’ application for designation as a historic district in 1978 (more here).
The database benefits of content management systems used for websites and weblogs such as this one are “tags and categories” In this case, the content is organized under the parent heading “My Neighborhood.” Sub-categories can then be assigned, such as Internet, politics and plans, and several others that examine issues that reflect my experience, that of my family, friends, and neighbors.
Local to Global Politics
The political structure of dense urban areas reveals the sense of movement and position to what a person knows as proprioception. The political body can, similar to a person be seemingly unknowing and still have the capacity to produce decisions and consensus. In effect, the acceptance of democratic leadership allows large populations to take steps up a metaphorical ladder without examining each rung. It can call people to heroic efforts built on little more than intuitive knowingness of a good purpose.
Today, the problems of urban life require a deeper understanding of the ways political science links to the physical sciences involved in running a city. The evidence that human beings can change their physiology by thought and intention is growing (here) and not dissimilar from the building of cities. Medical research calls it an interoceptive focus. I see it as a term useful for encouraging greater environmental intent in deciding how and where humans re-build the earth from the material of its crust. Below you will find a carousel of recent additions and my interest in exchanging law politics for a politics of science.
The Charter Revision of 1977 created community planning boards in NYC when the decentralization of authority was a popular idea. It aligned with social change forces seeking civil rights and social justice, …
Caduceus Erroneous? Geopolitical challenges such as a pandemic or the multiple impacts of climate change instruct humanity's genius to bring about systemic change and resist and reverse “them not us” …