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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Jeb Brugmann

Jeb Brugmann has worked on urban issues in 28 countries and is the author of Welcome to the Urban Revolution: How Cities Are Changing the World (Penguin Canada, 2009).

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Jeb Brugmann

The Mystery of Cities

In a globalized world, urban success has no simple explanation. September 2010
Shortly following the release of the bestseller The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, I had the opportunity to work from Bangalore, the world-f­lattening centre of Thomas Friedman’s thesis about the end of geography in the internet era. This gave me an occasion to meet the founders and senior executives of…