COMMON SPACES FOR THE COMMON GOOD

We’re going to have to create some new spaces. Some of those should be physical spaces: green spaces, convening spaces, places where we can run into each other. Commons. All good. But we also create space in how we interact with each other. Capitols have become temples of conflict as more and more of the focus is on politics (how we talk at each other) rather than policy (how we’re actually going to live next to each other). Be mindful, this isn’t because capitols are full of bad people because in my experience most of the time quite the opposite is true. (more…)