Instead of trying to lure big companies with tax incentives, more and more places are trying to increase the number of local businesses to boost their economies.
Economic gardening is about empowering local residents to make connections and grow in a supportive, nurturing urban environment. Grow your own economy!
Palestinian medical sources said the death toll in Gaza had risen to 797 on Thursday. Of these, 191 were children and 67 were women, officials said.
Israel says 31 soldiers and two Israeli civilians have been killed since 8 July.
This is an absolutely beautiful tribute to those(many of them children) whose lives were savagely taken from them two years ago today. It’s tough to forget about this.Tuesday is the third anniversary of the day Anders Breivik ignited a car bomb in downtown Oslo, then slaughtered 69 people, many of them children, at a summer camp on the island of Utøya. To commemorate the 2011 attacks in Norway, the country is building what basically everyone agrees is an incredibly moving tribute memorial on Utøya, designed by Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg. It won’t be so much ‘built’ as removed: a piece of earth literally cut away to signify the absence that those deaths impressed on the country. Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/culture/2014/07/22/3462728/how-to-memorialize-a-massacre/
This didn’t post yesterday for some reason, so forgive the typo regarding the days