The New Colonist Is Back!
- We apologize for our service interruption, which occurred at a most
incommodious time: just a few hours after we sent out our announcement
of the February issue. We have resolved the problem and should be
available to you wherever in the world you may be, if not immediately,
then within a few hours for remoter areas. Thank you for being patient
The February issue of The New Colonist is online and available now at
* Stopping Sprawl at the Schoolhouse Door
Jane Holtz Kay examines the effects of school design and siting
on everything from traffic to obesity in the US, and shows off a how a
neighborhood took school design into its own hands and improved its
standard of living while reducing crime....
* The New Feudalism
Richard Risemberg, The New Colonist's own voice of immoderation,
fulminates against the machinations of the Dark Lords of our economy and
the threat they present not only to civility but to survival....
* Bad News and the Future of Pittsburgh
Founder Eric Miller returns to his roots in Pittsburgh and
discovers a strange pride in penury that afflicts his new hometown, and
recommends some measures that would give Pittsburghers something to brag
And of course a wealth of reviews, essays, stories, and other resources
in our more than 500-article Archive! All free, all at
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an obligation; every possession, a duty."
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.