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Jul 7, 2023Liked by Maurice Frank, Andrew Bulkeley

For the record, Mannheim, 🎶 where the streets have no names 🎶, letters and numbers its blocks instead, according to a scheme only a visionary loon could love.

I moved out of them mostly in order to get packages delivered - back in the day nobody seemed to believe L2 was a real address.

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Jul 7, 2023Liked by Andrew Bulkeley

I agree about the bike path. Particularly the change it seeks to bring. Taking a closer look, even though the elected local government is in place by vote, it os actually not Democratic when we realize that the CDU appeal is also benefiting from the economic and symbolic capital they have collected. Also, the beneficiaries of such program changes does not necessarily represent the people, because just because we elect politicians doesn’t mean their agenda is for the benefit of its constituency. The politicians can easily serve privilege, which is usually actually the minority, rather than the majority.

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