(942) Two reads for IWD

woman on the busFor International Women’s Day we thought to first share a longish feature from The Guardian.  Written in 2014, it’s about who gets to design our communities.  The second shorter piece is about a specific item of social policy and women.
If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like? The number of women in UK architecture firms is falling, and many urbanists are worried by the ‘very, very male-dominated’ worlds of planning and construction. So how would cities differ if women designed them? (2014)
Thinking about basic income on International Women’s Day
basicincome.org

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