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Cities and their suicide: the example of New York

It is sometimes said that cities do not die natural deaths.  Rather, they commit suicide.  They fail to maintain essential infrastructure, like letting their harbors and channels silt up. Or accept things like lead and sewage in their water supply, … Continue reading

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End of cities – end of civilization?

The days are short and dark. Over at Agora, Jim Rickard has published his end-of-year commentary. Here is his blurb from his frequent email. The End Of Cities Means The End Of Economic Growth. We’re Getting There We’ve all seen … Continue reading

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