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Of Squats, Near-Squats and After-Squats

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

When we met in May, members of a group were about to go to court for the third time. Mostly an activity and gathering place, this squat has chosen to focus on citizen organizations and nonprofits, although there are some artists in the building.

Neighborly Accommodation or Adverse Possession?

Brad Reid | Posted 06.13.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

A recent Montana Supreme Court decision involving an easement across a ranch is reminder to carefully investigate, both before and after purchase, the claims of non-owners who are using or occupying land.

Why Deep Squats Are The Best Squats

Posted 10.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nick English The humble squat might just be the most effective exercise you can do: It engages the entire lower half of the body, including th...

The Squats of Berlin

John Feffer | Posted 04.29.2013 | World
John Feffer

But there's nothing like the feeling of urban discovery, when you stumble upon an awe-inspiring structure that makes you feel, if only for a few moments, as if you just discovered a lost city, a vanished civilization.

The Absolute Cutest Thing A Toddler Does

Babble.com | Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents
Babble.com

Just like first steps, first words, and first kisses, the first squat is a memory that should be well documented and appreciated.

The Movement To Revolutionize Toilets

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

A new toilet business wants to spur the squatting revival. Robert Edwards is the creator of the Squatty Potty, a device that fits around the base o...

Foreclosure Vandals Threaten Prospective Homeowners: 'Only Going To Get Worse'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

The painful process of foreclosure sometimes carries over to the next prospective buyers. In Anoka, Minnesota, twenty-somethings Nate Kruckeberg a...

Is This NYC Nonprofit Teaching Homeless To Break In To Vacant Buildings?

Posted 03.26.2012 | Impact

Where there are more vacant buildings than homeless people in neighborhoods of New York City, activists see a solution for people living on the street...

Throw Them Out With the Trash

Barbara Ehrenreich | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ehrenreich

Homelessness is not a side issue unconnected to plutocracy and greed. It's where we're all eventually headed -- the 99%, or at least the 70%, of us -- unless this revolution succeeds.

The Link Between Ownership and Creativity

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

New research suggests that our moral judgments about property ownership may be an intuitive process--one more fundamental than society's laws and regulations.

How to Live on $0 a Day: Assessing Your Real Estate Options

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Many are now asking themselves the question: "How will I find a new place to live when I have no income, cash or credit rating? Where will I go?" Don't panic. Let's calmly and rationally go over your options.