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Stiglitz and Greenwald on the learning society

In the short video below, Bruce Greenwald and Joseph Stiglitz introduce their work on the learning society and the idea of development. They argue that the most important feature of economic and social development is the creation and diffusion of knowledge, rather than capital accumulation per se, which has been the traditional focus of much economic theory. 37 more words


Neighborhood Spotlight: Hillsboro Village

Located between Belmont and Vanderbilt universities, Hillsboro Village is an urban neighborhood that features a variety of bars, restaurants and boutique stores.

The neighborhood began to develop in the… 348 more words


As City Moves Forward With Modest Upzones, Single-Family Housing Advocates Lawyer Up

Mayor Tim Burgess released the final environmental impact statement for what will likely be the most controversial set of upzones required to implement HALA yesterday.  The proposal, known as the Mandatory Housing Affordability plan, will increase allowable building heights in urban villages, multifamily zones, and commercial areas across the city, including modest upzones to just six percent of the city’s single-family land. 970 more words

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Beyond the single story

I recently finished the novel, Americanah, by Chimamanda Adichie. I didn’t know much about her except that she was Nigerian, an excellent writer and that she had a bestseller called “We should all be feminists” which sounded at first, as a catchy cheesy title but, one that could be helpful to invite more people to the movement towards equity. 1,224 more words


equinoxio21 reblogged this on Equinoxio and commented:

A very good post. Sheds light on a "simple" question: who are you? (And who am I?)

US President Donald Trump is delivering a gift to TORONTO by clamping down on the H-1B non-immigrant visa program. Under H-1B, 44% of foreign applicants have been denied entry to the United States in the last six months.

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The Greater TORONTO Area (GTA) condo boom has been underway now for over a decade. In the middle of 2017, development reached its highest level yet.

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Upon approval, the famed intersection of Wellesley and Church Streets may soon have a 43-storey tower on it, with a balconied piazza on the corner.

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