Jonathan M. Fisk

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    For local governments, adopting more inclusionary practices is about preparation and action.

For local governments, adopting more inclusionary practices is about preparation and action.

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Why do some cities make intentional efforts to become more inclusive of their diverse populations while others do not? Using the food metaphor of a “roux”, Jonathan M. Fisk, Geoffrey A. Silvera, John C. Morris, Xi Chen, Xiaofeng Chen, Mac-Jane Crayton and Jan Hume write that without careful consideration by local governments, diverse constituencies may not be able to […]

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    The biggest challenge to fracking is no longer technological – it’s community resistance

The biggest challenge to fracking is no longer technological – it’s community resistance

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The last decade has seen a renaissance in the technology used to extract shale oil and gas. But despite fracking’s positive economic impacts, some communities across the US are deeply opposed to it. Jonathan M. Fisk explores this resistance, writing that a small group of communities have responded to the fracking boom with a variety of blocks, bans and […]

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