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How to move about the city without wrecking it

We cannot have a liveable city if we fail to address the car problem. What distinguishes ordinary cities from extraordinary ones, “liveable” cities from urban wastelands? What things, added together, make a fully-functioning city? These questions are as relevant now … Continue reading

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President Trump and American greatness

America is a great country, but that has nothing to do with President Trump Donald Trump’s signature commitment to Make America Great Again continues to resonate, here as well as in the US. Which raises this question: if America is … Continue reading

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Confronting a shameful past

Our inability to come to terms with some dark events in the history of European settlement diminishes us as a nation, and we need to deal with it. Two months ago a memorial dedicated to victims of white supremacy opened in … Continue reading

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