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Engineering, roads and public participation: “It’s technical….not political”

There’s a picture which will stay in my mind long after the Wynberg public participation meeting on the proposed phase 2a BRT scheme meeting is forgotten. 463 more words

Street Design

Further evidence that street politics is counter-productive

Public disorder and rioting by a large leads to a law and order response among the public and a hardening of social attitudes against whatever the desired social reform might be when it is… 106 more words

Politics - USA

The Potemkin Pairty

Fernando McClurg taks a deek at the sterk difference atween the street politics o Labour an the braid national muivement.

Accordin tae no-entirely-reliable historical legend, the echteent-century Roushian nobleman Grigory Potemkin aince cam up wi an ingenious wey tae impress his empress Catherine the Great as she toured Crimea i 1787. 502 more words

Do roads have politics?

This question – do roads have politics – from Langdon Winner in 1980 has been beguiling me for a (long) time. Winner asked it while describing 1920s ‘parkway’ access routes from New York City to the beaches of Long Island. 315 more words

Street Design

Russia and China Attack 'Color Revolutions'

Now the time has come at which Obama’s crimes have become so prominent, and have become so complicated in other parts of the world. Now, how do we have to estimate this thing? 1,092 more words

Stopping WW III

Does Eastern Democracy in Thailand, Ukraine Prove Western Democracy Brings Chaos?

In its report “Chinese party newspaper says Western democracy only brings chaos”, Reuters says, “China’s top newspaper on Monday warned against Western-style democracy just a week after the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, pointing to Thailand and Ukraine as examples of the kind of chaos the system can bring.” 965 more words