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So says the Department of Defense:
The US military has warned that surplus oil production capacity could disappear within two years and there could be serious shortages by 2015 with a significant economic and political impact.
The energy crisis outlined in a Joint Operating Environment report from the US
Continue reading The easy oil is almost gone
Spirit of Detroit, from Maia C
…and I’m not just talking about salt, even though the Eastern Seaboard could use a lot of extra road salt right about now.
There are a couple of very interesting bits up on the net recently about Detroit and the lessons it has for the rest of America, for our
Continue reading Things we can take from Detroit
Following up on the current Republican assertion that what is urban cannot also be local, there’s been a lot more discussion today concerning cities and their political leanings.
The Overhead Wire asserts that building cities “shouldn’t be a partisan issue.“ There’s certainly something to be said for that – as adding density is probably one of
Continue reading Building partisan cities (?)
Lots of open windows in my Firefox browser, so here’s a link dump:
Beeee-autiful. Dr. Gridlock reports that lots of Metro stations will be getting a nice cleaning over the next couple of months. He also links to a Post story about the process of cleaning a station from March of this year. The following stations
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I’ve got a couple of articles I’ve been meaning to write about for a couple of days.
First, the New York Times has a nice piece on how cities are losing out on their fair share of the stimulus money.
“If we’re trying to recover the nation’s economy, we should be focusing where the economy is, which
Continue reading Cities Getting the Shaft