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# 34 — Un-Natural Disasters, Recursive Resilience, Unjust Compensation, Visionless Planning


Un-Natural Disasters, Recursive Resilience, Unjust Compensation, Visionless Planning Summary: The “disasters” we care about are not “natural,” but social, and they are different from the disasters of previous eras. “Resilience planning” recursively accepts their recurrence, and often uses them to … Continue reading

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Blog #25 – Re-imagining the City critically


Blog #25 – Re-imagining the City critically Re-imagining the city can be a provocation to reconsider and expand the range of possibilities for a city in the future. It can simply be an opportunity for an unfettered imagination physically to … Continue reading

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Blog #16 – The Future: Strategic Implications


Blog #16 – The Future: Strategic Implications   A.     Transformation   So: since 1968, at least, the situation seems to have been ripe for transformation., objectively the material and technical prerequisites for a more socially supportive and equitable society are … Continue reading

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#10 – The Changes in Occupy and the Right to the City


Blog #10 – The Changing Character of Occupy and the Right to the City I. The Historical Roots of Occupy and the Right to the City Both the Occupy movements and the Right to the City movements, two of the … Continue reading

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Cathleen Black and the Management of Education


Mayor Bloomberg has named Cathleen Black, a “superstar manager” with a background in magazine publishing, to be Chancellor of New York City’s public school system. The dispute about her qualifications has unfortunately gone astray, and the New York Times, the … Continue reading

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