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Hard Knocks

I had attended high school with Leo Boxwood and considered him a friend. He was one of those friends that as soon as he is somewhere else for about a day and a half, well he forgets you his lifelong buddy. 4,215 more words


Medellin: Moving Ahead Without Looking Back

Last week Ben and I took a 16 hour bus from Santa Marta on the coast to the more centrally located city of Medellin. Besides the frigid cold air conditioning, the bus was really nice and the ride went by pretty fast. 1,944 more words

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Feeling 'radical' today?

Words? so many to use … so many to use incorrectly … 544 more words

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book announcement: party in the street - the antiwar movement and the democratic party after 9/11

It is my pleasure to announce the forthcoming publication of a book by Michael Heaney and myself. It is called Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11… 283 more words


Urbanists Can Never Afford to be Apolitical: An Interview with Nezar AlSayyad on Urbanization in the Middle East.

I think one of the things we should certainly be looking at, something which is really important is the use of space in social movements, in political revolt, the use of space to send messages or to bring about a degree of political and social participation, the use of space to create community action, consensus, and to engage in different forms of decision making.

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BIGG IDEAS -- Beyond the Bucket, for the Greater Good

There has been an enormous amount of attention lately — and that is a good thing — paid to the Ice Bucket Challenge on behalf of ALS. 182 more words

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