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Richard Florida famously said that cities in the 21st century will rise or fall largely based on how they can attract the Cultural Creatives.  It is more complex than that of course, but as someone who has worked on the interface between food and cities for many years,I found this latest study very interesting – on the unique force that craft breweries are having on North America cities....

The discussion over the city as a unit of politics and economics in a context of nation states is longstanding.  This difference however has been dramatically highlighted in 2016 with the Brexit referendum and with the American federal election – where the urban / rural cultural, political and economic differences became the battle ground for the future of both countries...

Are city planners partly responsible for the rise of the right wing, anti-globalism movement that gained momentum in 2016?Manufacturing jobs in North America traditionally have offered salaries high enough for individuals without post-secondary education in urban centres to make enough money to live a middle-class life and raise a family.  These jobs built many of North America’s largest and oldest cities...

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Richard Florida famously said that cities in the 21st century will rise or fall largely based on how they can attract the Cultural Creatives.  It is more complex than that of course, but as someone who has worked on the interface between food and cities for many years,I found this latest study very interesting – on the unique force that craft breweries are having on North America cities....

The discussion over the city as a unit of politics and economics in a context of nation states is longstanding.  This difference however has been dramatically highlighted in 2016 with the Brexit referendum and with the American federal election – where the urban / rural cultural, political and economic differences became the battle ground for the future of both countries...

Are city planners partly responsible for the rise of the right wing, anti-globalism movement that gained momentum in 2016?Manufacturing jobs in North America traditionally have offered salaries high enough for individuals without post-secondary education in urban centres to make enough money to live a middle-class life and raise a family.  These jobs built many of North America’s largest and oldest cities...

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