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Megacities. Megaproblems. Megasolutions

The world’s fastest growing cities are found in either Asia or Africa. Out of the 20 fastest growing cities in the world, ten, are in China. Take emerging megacity, Shenzhen: A small town until 1980, Shenzhen experienced an unparalleled population and economic boom after being designated a free trade zone. Today, Shenzhen has more than […]

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“Government of the people, for the people, by the people,” so spoke Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States in 1863. All very well and it works for many. But the reference to Lincoln here is not to launch into a political discourse on the merits and shortcomings of popular democracy. It is […]

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