#17: Cities owned by locals – or how to become a landlord with little money
Social inequality is one of the major problems of our times. And housing is one of the areas where you can feel that immediately. In a movement called incremental development, people who would usually not be able to afford it and sometimes not even think about it help each other aquire residential property, often very successfully. In this episode, we spoke with Mike Keen, a sociology professor who is part of the movement in South Bend, Indiana, and Mary Hall, a journalist who covered the approach.
Hosts: Ed Crasnick, Jonathan Widder. Editing: Nina Bohlmann.
A German Journalist and a Jewish Comic discuss the latest and greatest solution based news stories from around the world. A podcast about the amazing, wildly creative things people are doing to solve our biggest social problems today – from goats helping to fight wildfires to prisons without wardens and guns.
Hosts: Ed Crasnick, Jonathan Widder
Tags: solutions, society, sustainability, social innovation, solutions journalism, constructive journalism.