From Kima via Cooperative Catalyst: “Today, I watched a profoundly disturbing film. It completely shattered my view of education as a progressive force in the world. Even if the system in place is seriously outdated, I never really questioned the intrinsic value of education as a way out of poverty, as a way to move … | Read more.
It seems that I am very late to this party. I’ve been watching the 2007 South Korean drama, Coffee Prince, on Hulu. It’s the story of about a dozen people — from three generations — in a Seoul neighborhood who come together to renew a failing cafe and who actually renew each other. As with … | Read more.
“When Karen, a planning professor from the [Berkeley] College of Environmental Design, met with a team of students from Dr. Ashok Gadgil’s Design for Sustainable Communities course, neither knew what was brewing. “Karen discussed how her two bedroom Berkeley home was too small for her constant stream of guests, her daughter and an aging relative. … | Read more.