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Parsons the New School for Design

How do we scape the Tragedy of the Commons in corrupeted systems?

By on October 31, 2014

Historically, Argentina has been a corrupted country; having individuals that form part of the system but avoided the rules and institutions. It is part of Argentinean culture to avoid paying some taxes, at the extent of getting caught. Furthermore, there is a general attitude, a certain way of life called “viveza criolla” which could be […]

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Upcoming Artist Talks for Prof Adam Brent

By on October 30, 2014

Adam Brent, Director of the Integrated Design Program and co-founder of BroLab, has two artist talks next week at the Brooklyn Arts Council and the Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers University. Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University | November 4, 7 PM – 9 PM On November 4, the Zimmerli stays open late for Art After Hours: First Tuesdays, inviting […]

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A cup of chai’s meaning: from Mumbai to New York

By on October 29, 2014

By Ricardo Dutra Goncalves Once I had a great friend and personal mentor coming over for breakfast, when we were also supposed to discuss about life and struggles. She is one of the greatest designers “by practice” I have ever met (someone who has not had the traditional training but deeply practices the principles we […]

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Systemic change through ritual

By on October 28, 2014

by Alix Gerber A friend and I have been having this debate for at least a year: he argues that some people are inherently “bad”, committing acts that are destructive to society like murder and theft because they were born a murderer or thief, and I respond that nobody is “bad” – people who are destructive to society commit […]

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Gentrification

Gentrfication

By on November 22, 2013

  As soon as I started this semester, I was introduced a new English word that I have never heard before: Gentrification. I guess I had been taking it in the positive way and seeing it necessary for a city to evolve for the better. However, as we went deeper into the issue, it became […]

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Gentrification

Gentrification

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  As soon as I started this semester, I was introduced a new English word that I have never heard before: Gentrification. I guess I had been taking it in the positive way and seeing it necessary for a city to evolve for the better. However, as we went deeper into the issue, it became […]

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