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In the last days of June, 20 Nordic mayors, nine representatives from Nordic cities, and 45 experts in urban development and climate change (from as far afield as the US, Africa and India) converged in Gotland, Sweden. They joined together for a special event at Almedalen Week – a series of talks and seminars geared… » read more

In the last days of June, 20 Nordic mayors, nine representatives from Nordic cities, and 45 experts in urban development and climate change (from as far afield as the US, Africa and India) converged in Gotland, Sweden. They joined together for a special event at Almedalen Week – a series of talks and seminars geared… » read more

I was invited to have a contribution – sounds like make a donation, but it isn’t the case –  and comment some topics on the agenda of this European investment forum. Well, I’m not very sure about attending the event, but took the opportunity to express some thoughts, partially reproduced below. Somehow, it seemed quite… » read more

I was invited to have a contribution – sounds like make a donation, but it isn’t the case –  and comment some topics on the agenda of this European investment forum. Well, I’m not very sure about attending the event, but took the opportunity to express some thoughts, partially reproduced below. Somehow, it seemed quite… » read more

“Yes” if we stick to Machiavelli’s sixteenth century contemporaries acceptation of the word as “elaborately cunning”; “Not only” if we use the word Machiavellian in its more contemporary acceptation. As Jackieh remarked on a comment to a former entry to this blog (Is Obama a “wise leader”?): “There are several indications that Obama is rather a Machiavellian… » read more

It is too soon to say of course. It is clear however that his worldwide appeal and victory are, at least partly, due to the image of integrity, of moderation and care he successfully projected during the campaign. This more than compensated for the apparent weaknesses and lack of substance in his campaign program. During… » read more

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