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Coffee, Hamburgers and Downtown Areas in a Globalizing World

By Renard Teipelke In the past years, we could witness the increasingly strong presence of international corporations in downtown areas. Ranging from telecommunication and fashion to fast food and electronics, major brands have successfully invaded the centers of our cities. … Continue reading

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The Ban on Drinking in Public and Its Limited Effects

by Renard Teipelke It has always been an issue in urban politics: Should alcohol consumption in public be prohibited or allowed? For various reasons concerning a place’s safety, tidiness, and peace, many actors in different countries have become outspoken advocates … Continue reading

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