Cities are sometimes not what they seem to seem like.
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Sprawlin’ sprawlin sprawlin, to some it’s really gallin’, rawhide
New Orleans, baby! And Nashville and more.
Skyscrapers and parking minimums.
Cities, real and imaginary.
Large conglomerations of people and commerce.
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This week: Cities, Education, Media, Technology, and War!
From east to west and west to east…
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This Week: Cities, Wildlife, Transportation, and Money! (#202)
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“Headin’ up to San Francisco
for the Labor Day weekend show…”
Clowns, witches, scientists, doctors, preachers, and other things that go bump in the night.
Crime in the City may be bad for your Health and the local Economy, but it’s also Educational.
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Cities and human habitats of all sorts.
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The GOP dreams of winning the urban vote while missing the point of why liberals vote the way they do.
This Week! Cities, Crime, Education, Government, Science, and Worlds!
Reno, Austin, Fresno, Vancouver, London…
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by Trumwill Peak Oil has been right around the corner for decades. Global warming requires a response that is going to make energy – oil in particular – more expensive. Commuters and drivers are subsidized with general funds. The solution to all of this is, of course, to stick it to the commuters. It’s nothing…
I don’t think Conor will be discussing fictional cities all that much at his Atlantic cities blog, but one in particular deserves attention: The Emerald City of Oz, or at least the one elaborated upon in Gregory Maguire’s Wicked and subsequent novels. Maguire’s Emerald City is not only the capital of Oz, but the seat…
Conor has grappled with the implications of New York’s cultural dominance and with the socio-political constraints of Washington, D.C. I think on both counts he misses his mark. I won’t delve too much into the details of either post. Suffice to say, there is nothing at all wrong with having a cultural center in a…
At his Future of the City blog, Conor Friedersdorf links to an Atlantic magazine piece from 2008 on a new suburban crime wave. Definitely worth reading.
I enjoyed David’s defense of New York’s cultural dominance far more than I probably should have, and agree wholeheartedly. This despite the fact that, as a kid – and even into my early 20s – I did all I could to hate Manhattan. That all started to change rapidly on December 31, 2000, when my…
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