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The capable city

According to Dr Benjamin Barber – founder of the interdependence movement –  “nation states have never seemed as incapable of getting things done as they do now.” In a recent article in the RSA house magazine Barber argued that, historically, … Continue reading

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Labour in the labyrinth

Nearly half of Britons expect their living standards to be worse by 2015. A third think it will take another 4/5 years before recovery – and 15% either can’t see a recovery for at least a decade or believe it … Continue reading

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City initiatives

Recent signs of city administrations taking an imaginative leadership role….. In Nantes the town council is sponsoring cargo bikes to change the way freight is moved about lievreoutortue.com/nantes-subvent… A Dutch city crowd funds a bridge metronews.ca/news/world/618025/dutch-city-rotterdam-crowdfunds-a-bridge

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A question from Tallinn

Will the de-growth argument come back any time soon? An idea whose time seemed to have arrived five or so years ago now rarely dare raise its head. And yet with UK GDP this year now expected to be just … Continue reading

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