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“Small, Gritty, and Green” just misses the mark


While quite an interesting read, the book Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America’s Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World, by Catherine Tumber raised only a few new ideas to this urban planner. Perhaps that was because it … Continue reading

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Review of “How Soccer Explains the World”


When a book starts off by praising Rupert Murdoch, I am more than a bit leery. In this case the reason for the praise was to thank Fox for initiating broadcasts of European soccer leagues here in the states. In that regard, the … Continue reading

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