Monthly Archives: January 2012

THE AGONY AND THE ACTIVISM: Looking Back at the Big Dig

TweetA while ago, following the fatal collapse of some ceiling panels in the Big Dig tunnels, Commonwealth magazine published interviews with local pundits about what went wrong with the management and public relations aspects of the gargantuan, 30-year project.  Some … Continue reading

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OUR NEW EXTENDED FAMILIES: How the Built Environment and Public Services Shape Social Relationships and Democratic Government

Tweet“Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.”   “I should have called it Something you somehow haven’t to deserve.” Death of the Hired Man, Robert Frost The two most important things … Continue reading

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