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El Salvador is building a volcano-powered "Bitcoin City" with no taxes

From Bloomberg: El Salvador intends to issue the world's first sovereign Bitcoin bonds and build Bitcoin City, which will be free of income, property and capital gains taxes, President Nayib Bukele announced in the beach town of Mizata to a crowd of cheering Bitcoin enthusiasts.  — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Cities, Bitcoin, Volcanoes, El Salvador, Smart Cities, Life In The Big City, Bitcoins, City Planning, NAYIB BUKELE, Dumb Smart Cities, Stupid Smart Cities, Bitcoin City, Mizata, Next Century Cities


This is the subway in New York

There have been a lot of iconic images offering the FEELING of a NYC subway ride. The goth woman and her raven, and the Ramones and their guitars are the first to come to mind. Taking photos of people riding the subway is likely on par with photographers crapping out another image of San Franciaco's Golden Gate Bridge. Once in a while tho, we get art. I have an MTA card in my wallet.
Tags: Post, Video, New York, News, NYC, Subway, Offworld, Life In The Big City, San Franciaco, Golden Gate Bridge Once


An org for left-wing US municipal politicians is transforming American politics

Local Progress is a national coordinating organization for left-wing US city councillors that supports initiatives like higher minimum wages, bans on fracking and deportation detention centers, multilingual information for voters, guaranteed sick leave, predictable working hours for part-timers, restricting foreclosures, and improving access to voting. (more…)
Tags: Post, Law, Labor, US, Charitable Giving, Class War, Life In The Big City, Local Progress