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On the Practical Relevance of Marxist Thought

By Renee Toback Progressives and socialists get very different press today than we did thirty years ago. What is unchanged from thirty..

July 22, 2003

Spring 2003 War, Cities, and Urban Planning

War and the Urban ‘Geopolitical Footprint’  By Michael Dudley Seventh Generation By Tom Angotti Over 160 US Cities for Peace ..

April 30, 2003

Dividing and Rebuilding Beirut: Lessons from a Contested City

By Katja Simons Will the US-led invasion of Iraq make Baghdad into another Beirut? How will the battle to reconstruct Iraq develop? Despite..

April 22, 2003

Over 160 US Cities for Peace

By Eugene J. Patron More than 160 city and county councils in the US have passed resolutions opposing a preemptive or unilateral war in..

April 22, 2003

War and the Urban “Geopolitical Footprint”

By Michael Dudley Mushroom clouds blossoming over dense cityscapes. Thousands of gun emplacements throughout Baghdad promising fierce..

April 22, 2003

Winter 2003 Post 9/11 Planning

Post 9/11 Section: The Ground Zero Architectural Competition  By Peter Marcuse Seventh Generation  By PN Editors Imagine New York  By..

January 30, 2003

Nation’s Planners Condemn Sen. Lott Remarks

December 13, 2002 WASHINGTON, DC In an unusual move, the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) today condemned the remarks made..

January 22, 2003

Poverty of Planning: Tent City, City Hall and Toronto’s New Official Plan

By Adrian Blackwell and Kanishka Goonewardena, for Planning Action On September 24, 2002 the Toronto media reported two events under two..

January 22, 2003

Planning as a Tool of Political Control: Israel’s Matrix of Control

By Jeff Halper In Israel’s thirty-six-year occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, planning has been perfected as a tool of..

January 22, 2003

Fuel Cell Futility

By Chip Haynes Hey, big news: the federal government has stopped trying to get the American auto industry to build fuel-efficient gas cars..

January 22, 2003
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