Monthly Archives: February 2015

Is Terrorism Still a Crisis or the New Normal?

With angry, stateless actors planning and perpetrating difficult-to-predict and barbaric attacks with increasing frequency, the resources the U.S. pours into counterterrorism have not brought us freedom from the real fear of attack. The challenge for policy makers now is to find a crisis management paradigm that works in the new reality.

February 13th, 2015|Categories: Civic community|

Why Human-scale Building Works

In the heart of the earthquake-devastated downtown, three of us found our way to one particular corner of the ruined Christchurch CBD for much the same reasons: this enchanting street has a charm that draws people to it; its designers managed to create a human-scale space that encourages interaction and inspires creativity and civic engagement.

February 11th, 2015|Categories: Civic community|