Localist Roundup: Rubber DuckBy Josiah Duran for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
This article poses the question “Who’s responsible for bad architecture?”
Meanwhile, this piece criticizes the practice of communities outsourcing art, with particular reference to Florentijn Hofman and his giant rubber ducks.
In other news, this article describes the struggles one region has with providing local food.
Finally, this piece make some interesting arguments against the “progress” of the Industrial Revolution.