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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

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…