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Decline and fall of the great urban areas?

I admit it has been predicted more than once, that the “great urban areas” (whether they had a “mere” 50,000 people in the Middle Ages or the 5-20 million of the huge urban complexes of the 21st Century) are going … Continue reading

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Downward spiral into what?

By Nathan Barton These days, it is easy to be pessimistic. When you see how some of the more dire predictions of various observers seem to be coming to pass, it doesn’t take much to decide that we are rapidly … Continue reading

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