Glen Noble is Senior Portfolio Manager at the ESRC for Urban Transformations and project team member for the RCUK-IUK Urban Living Partnership.
Everywhere you look cities are on the agenda. 458 more words
Roger Millikin: The Man Who Launched the GOP’s Civil War by Jonathan M. Katz for Politico (hat tip to naked capitalism)
Roger Millikin, a right-wing textile magnate, was a driving force in transforming the South from solidly Democratic to solidly Republican, and the Republican Party from the party of Lincoln into the party of Strom Thurmond, Jessie Helms and Trent Lott. 282 more words
LIGAO CITY—The third congressional district of Albay is hopping on the bandwagon of commercial cacao production.
Its representative, Rep. Fernando Gonzalez, on Sunday here said that as much as possible, all lands covered by his district that are available and suited to cacao growing will be tapped into the commercial production of this crop, which the Department of Agriculture (DA) is grooming as another sunshine industry of Bicol next to coconut, pili and abaca. 832 more words