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Jane Jacobs Defends Urbanism in 1960s New York City Planning

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


Jane Jacobs, in this 1962 appearance at a Books and Authors Luncheon, explains her current role as a community leader in the fight against what she views as the excesses and excrescences of the arrogant Modernist redesign of city neighborhoods.

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In Deep South, Shades of Red Will Decide Primaries

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

While it may be tempting to simply think of Mississippi and Alabama as two states in the “Deep South,” that misses a lot of the subtle—and not so subtle—differences that will decide their primaries on Tuesday.