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Designing Innovation: Wuhan on the Rise

Designing Innovation: Wuhan on the Rise

By Michael Grove & Tao Zhang — The Mark News — By one measure, it’s the eighth most dynamic city in the world. It has achieved that success not by the isolated-tech-campus approach of Silicon Valley. Rather, Wuhan has become a fast-growing hotbed for tech, education, and innovation by fostering […]

 Local Resilience 

 Local Resilience 

By The Culture and Disaster Action Network — The Mark News— After the shock, culture to the rescue This is the second piece of a two-part series on how culture impacts disaster relief.   The first was, A Helping Hand, was published  Jul. 18.  Disasters cause enormous damage and loss in […]

Humalas in 18-Month Custody, Judge Deems Flight Risk

Humalas in 18-Month Custody, Judge Deems Flight Risk

Former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia were sent to prison on Friday afternoon, to serve an 18-month preventive imprisonment term while investigations continue into allegations of corruption and money laundering.  Investigations have been ongoing for at least two years and are likely to continue for at least […]

The City As Culture

The City As Culture

By Tom Kvan — The Mark News— Urban sustainability is more than about consuming fewer resources. Today, resilience is borne of cultural vibrancy and development. When I arrive in a new city, I go out for a walk, both to see the city and combat jet lag. In some places, I walk […]