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Citing the Need for More Coffee Shops, Cities Back Plan to Seize Private Property

Cities are in love with small coffee shops, artisan burger shops, and boutique clothing stores. The only thing they like more is taking people’s property and converting it to those types of businesses. 1,045 more words

Law And Government

100 Days on a Fulbright: Day 10

Hafen City Tours, Grüner Landgang / “Green” shore tour, http://www.hafencity.com/en/infocenter/guided-tours.html


Tomorrow my HFBK class will go on the following tours about Hafen City and FRISE. 44 more words

Edmonton creating scoring system to measure sewer odour complaints

City drainage staff are putting the finishing touches on a measuring system to deal with the growing number of complaints about what’s wafting from the sewer system. 377 more words

Politics

Making News: Interviewed on Buy American and Trade-Related Infrastructure Issues

I’m pleased to announce that the video is now on-line of an interview I gave last week on the intersection between infrastructure and trade policy issues – and specifically, on the future of the Buy American programs governing the public sector’s multi-billion dollar purchases of goods and services. 174 more words

Trade

#CitiesSkylines on Hold until May 19

Waiting for Mass Transit DLC

With the new Mass Transit expansion coming out next month for Cities Skylines I am going to hold off working on both San Solarian City and Layton City until the new pack is out and the mods I use are updated (or deleted). 126 more words

Cities Skylines

Water-efficient toilets could save 170 billion GAL a year in #CO, #AZ, #CA, #GA, #TX

From BuilderOnline.com (Lauren Shanesy):

Water-efficient toilets could potentially save up to 170 billion gallons of water per year across five states facing water scarcity, according to new research from the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) and Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI).

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Colorado Water

S.C Hickman on Neohuman transition

So this hypercapitalist era or technics and technology in creating a Global Technocommercium is reformatting the very prospects of what it means to be human ridding it of the waste of cultures, purifying its body and minds of the past, and shaping it into a neohuman future that is having dire repercussions on those who are unable or unwilling to accelerate the process.

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Agency