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ANOTHER CITY IS POSSIBLE: Come hear some of the best thinkers in Vancouver and talk about the future of the city

ANOTHER CITY IS POSSIBLE: Come hear some of the best thinkers in Vancouver and talk about the future of the city A series of coffeehouse events hosted by Matt Hern and following up on his new book COMMON GROUND IN … Continue reading

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Matt Hern has a new blog. You’ll be a smarter and better person if you read it.

Mighty Matt Hern is an East Van superhero and the chief Canucklehead fan. He writes about lots of interesting stuff: community, cities, learning, deschooling. He has a new blog. I think you should read it. Look out for his new … Continue reading

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Detroit, America’s most epic urban failure, part 2

Michigan Central Station, Detroit’s main train station, opened in 1913 has not been used since 1988. (Photo by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre) Earlier this month I blogged about Detroit as America’s most epic urban failure. My buddy Detroit Rich … Continue reading

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Detroit, America’s Most Epic Urban Failure

[Above image: “Detroit Industry” – Detroit Institute of Arts ( Diego Rivera ) – View 1, from DetroitDerek’s Flickr photostream.] Over the past decade or so, I’ve visited Detroit many times, so as I read Mark Binelli’s profile of this … Continue reading

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