why mayors should rule the world
imagine all the money/time/resources/people/energy we’d save from the absence of political affairs/drama..
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Tony Hsieh as mayor-ish
bozeman? as mayor of hatch
Erica as mayor of boulder
Bunker as mayor
Benjamin fb share:
.there is hope for both civic democracy and global action in the right and power of cities to act together across borders in our ever more interdependent world.
The inaugural weekend agenda manifested what will be a critical function of the GPM: addressing policy issues national governments have been unable to deal with very effectively. ..
The first was climate change and the urban role in combating it, ..
The second issue was immigration and refugees, ..
A third focus of the inaugural meeting was more generic and reflexive, but of key importance: the challenges facing intercity and global urban governance, both as theory and practice. ..along with the adoption of a strategy for the development and expansion of membership. A plan to develop a remote or virtual platform for the GPM was also introduced, ..
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The GPM is no longer just a prospect or a promise: it is real, and up and running, promoting interdependence, cosmopolitanism and justice in the face of the victories of reactionary populism in the United States, Europe and elsewhere.
agree.. you are doing something.. and it’s good.. no doubt..
however.. if we went deeper.. than climate, refugees, organizing memborship to gpm, et al.. i think we would have global impact by now.. ie: if all the energies you have spent in conferences.. talks.. gatherings.. went to modeling another way.. that 7 bn people could leap to…