Monthly Archive - July 2011

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URBACT Cities: Stepping Up

2011-07-27

Reporting impressive results from local players, including in cities that economists have declared as definitively “out of the market

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La Convivencia

2011-07-26

The Spanish concept of La Convivencia, or Living Together, emphasizes the shared experience of living and working in today’s urban societies. This was the lived experience of Norwegian youth before the horror on Utøyo Island.

But Norway also inspires. As Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said, “We will never give up our values. Our response is more democracy, more openness, and more humanity.”

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Can Immigrants Save Detroit?

2011-07-26

City leaders at a recent conference in Detroit took aim at making “the case for a diverse, international agenda for metro Detroit and Michigan.”

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Barcelona: A New Immigration Social Network

2011-07-22

What happens when media is invited to join a social network designed to improve information about immigration for journalists, communicators and interested institutions?

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Dear Sir Lawrence Hill, I Plan to Burn Your Book

2011-07-22

Lawrence Hill comments on how the new Dutch title of his best-selling, The Book of Negroes, became a flashpoint for controversy in the Netherlands.

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