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How Participatory Budgeting Works

What do you want in your neighbourhood? A bike rack at the Crombie Park Apartments near St. Lawrence Market was birthed by a radical democratic reform from Brazil, which birthed a fight against authoritarian uses of taxpayer money and a movement towards self-rule. The anecdote may seem minuscule, that a bike rack is for the people and by the people living in […] The post How Participatory Budgeting Works appeared first on Torontoist.
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