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4 responses to “Read

  1. Great articles!

  2. Thank you for great articles!

  3. Marietta Izaguerra

    http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~english/MRP/MRPsamples/2006-07/Adese%20Final.pdf
    RECYCLING REDUNDANCY: THE WORK OF RICHARD FLORIDA AND THE
    IMPACTS ON THE INTOLERABLE POOR, ETHNICIZED, AND RACIALIZED IN
    TORONTO
    By
    JENNIFER ADESE,

  4. Thanks! We are being told our century-old inner city school must be demolished because it is structurally incapable of preparing students for the Creative Age Economy – apparently because we lack an atrium, soft seating, surveillance-friendly layouts and other architectural hallmarks of the creative class. These readings will help us to wrap our heads around what we’ve been told and to develop a response. Our school serves a community where there is pride in being a tradesperson, and in collectively working for job security, pensions, etc. But people at the public meeting were made to feel backwards and ashamed about who and what they are. Doesn’t seem right.

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