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Detroit, A city not to be understood

Last week, the mayor of Detroit, America’s 18th largest city and the home of the flagship of Main Street America, the US auto industry, filed for bankruptcy with debts hitting $18-20bn.  On the same week, the behemoths of Wall Street, … Continue reading

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Cities essential part of Europe’s future

Cities are an essential part of Europe’s history. José Manuel Barroso looks at some 200 cities from Bruges to Tallinn which have made Europeans what they are in terms of trade, art and society. From 20th century Paris and Lisbon … Continue reading

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Stronger than anything that wants to destroy

Often first something terrible has to happen before people recognise the blessings they have. Its not from what they see on the small or bigger screen today, but from the things that they really can feel. Or when working with … Continue reading

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