Dario Fo for mayor of Milano

I just came back at 2345h from the best event I was ever at – apart from demonstrations perhaps. Dario Fo is standing for election in the primaries for mayor of Milano and held a rally today, one week before the voting. It was in the mazda palace – a huge place a bit like … Continue reading “Dario Fo for mayor of Milano”

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I just came back at 2345h from the best event I was ever at – apart from demonstrations perhaps. Dario Fo is standing for election in the primaries for mayor of Milano and held a rally today, one week before the voting. It was in the mazda palace – a huge place a bit like Wembley Arena out near the S Cirio stadium, holding about 7000 people and it was full. He’s a candidate of a “Civil List” or red / green people but not directly parties.
http://www.dariofo.it/

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Istanbul

In Istanbul with 157 students and such a great staff team – it gets better and better. I hope is being good for the students and certainly many seem hugely stimulated though it is easy to be rose-tinted. Today, by that wonderful tendency of modern networking, we made contact with Orhan Esen, Teresa and I … Continue reading “Istanbul”

In Istanbul with 157 students and such a great staff team – it gets better and better. I hope is being good for the students and certainly many seem hugely stimulated though it is easy to be rose-tinted. Today, by that wonderful tendency of modern networking, we made contact with Orhan Esen, Teresa and I spent some time with him and we are having a talk from him on Tuesday morning – our last day.

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China / exchange rate

Today’s papers report that the people’s republic has announced that it will re-consider putting all its reserves (growing at USD 15bn / month) into USD securities. This seems very important and could really…..

Today’s papers report that the people’s republic has announced that it will re-consider putting all its reserves (growing at USD 15bn / month) into USD securities. This seems very important and could really…..

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Magnaghi territorio book in English

This just came through the mail: Magnaghi, Alberto (2005) The Urban Village: a charter for democracy and local self-sustainable development London, Zed, GBP18.95 paper, 1 84277 581 2, ( Il progetto locale originally, 2000) Quick look….

This just came through the mail: Magnaghi, Alberto (2005) The Urban Village: a charter for democracy and local self-sustainable development London, Zed, GBP18.95 paper, 1 84277 581 2, ( Il progetto locale originally, 2000)

Quick look….

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