What the government offered the residents of Kathputli through Raheja Developers were flats — but only after they moved into temporary housing in another part of town.
Australian grads, like American grads, are facing uncertain futures. Experts say students should be focusing on the development of enterprise skills, not technical “subject-specific” knowledge. What do you think?
People become meaningless in a successful capitalist system. Read the article and tell us what you think…
A unique and optimistic perspective from Openhand reveals that change is good. Our self-inflicted financial crisis has been occurring for awhile now and it’s time NOW to shift energy around and commit to inward reflection.
Black Monday: At the opening bell on Wall Street the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted as much as 1,000 points in the first minutes of trading. The collapse in the US markets was triggered by China where a brutal sell-off saw indexes down 8.5 percent on Monday. Beijing’s failure created a domino effect dragging down markets around the world. Is this the beginning of the global financial collapse many analysts have been predicting for months? Please share this post and your thoughts.
The simple answer to this conundrum of purpose is to work fewer hours.
It’s the worst time in 36 years to be a renter in America.
The sharing economy connects people with services like Uber, AirBnB, and Feastly. Despite these new ways to connect, many regulators would like to stop it in its tracks. Christopher Koopman, Adjunct Professor of Law George Mason University, shares his thoughts.
There are a lot of advantages to a tiny house being built on stilts like this: the air up there is cooler and there are fewer crawly things; It frees the ground plane for storage of cars and provides shade; it’s useful in floods. When you put a 400 square foot box on a 40 square foot stick, you have to design the foundation really well to keep it from falling over, particularly in the wind. It has to go deeper and have a lot more material. It also takes a lot more structure to cantilever the box out over the stick than a conventional building would need.
Durango, Colorado based designer and tiny home builder Greg Parham of Rocky Mountain Homes built this family-sized tiny house that is surprisingly convincing as real family home, featuring two lofted bedrooms connected by a plexiglass catwalk.
Most of us like to think that “someday” we will get out of the hole and quit being debt slaves, but very few of us ever actually accomplish this. That is because the entire system is designed to trap us in debt before we even get out into the “real world” and keep us in debt until we die. Sadly, most Americans don’t even realize what is being done to them.
Los Angeles expats of a certain age Margy and Wayne Lutz took a decidedly unique route when selecting where exactly to hunker down after taking an early retirement from their careers in education.
Here’s a roundup of stories and studies on a theme we’ve been covering here at The Watch, the criminalization of poverty. Houston police arrested a single mother last week for “abandoning” her six-year-old and two-year-old in a food court while she went to a job interview. She says she couldn’t afford to hire childcare, and that the children were only 30 feet away, and never out of her sight.
Living Big In A Tiny House host Bryce Langston and tiny home owner Brett Sutherland take us inside Brett’s amazing little 15 square metre (161 square feet) jewel, which Brett designed and built himself. Packed with unique, space saving design elements, Brett has created a fantastic space to both live and work.
How did they build the cabin so cheaply? Well, it helps that the property was owned by Olson’s family, so they got a great deal on that. Additionally, the dwelling has no plumbing or electricity, and almost all of the building materials are repurposed.