Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Real Political Change

Here is a fascinating story of how one city changed itself through a new politics. They got rid of corruption, lobbying, and violent groups on the left and right to create a more civil society with greater democracy. This is a very optimistic story with lessons for everyone:

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You can find out more by looking at the articles in Wikipedia for Bogotá, Antanas Mockus, and Enrique Peñalosa.

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