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PG in the news

Our recent discussions of urban politics, particularly the politics of protest, are a nice transition point to consider the politics of identity and how geography figures into these stories. Here are a few recent news stories that deal with politicized … Continue reading

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PG in the news

Another week, another round of interesting and potentially useful (for the final assignment) stories concerning a range of issues. The ongoing struggle over the direction of Ukraine has the government hiring people to act as pro-government protesters.  The wealthy venture … Continue reading

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PG in the news

Urban politics is our emphasis this week and here are a few stories that reflect some of the concerns discussed in the reading, including issues of economic growth, infrastructure, service provision, and public space. Philadelphia’s public school system has closed … Continue reading

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PG in the news

Between now and the deadline to select a issue for the LTN assignment, I’ll post links to some recent stories that I think have a clear connection to one or more of our core concepts. Here’s a few to get … Continue reading

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