Tag Archives: democracy

Statement Supporting a Diverse and Safe Community

[NOTE: What follows is a public statement I made as Mayor on behalf of the City Council of Iowa City. It was issued as a press release on November 17, 2016.] Over the past week, a number of intimidating acts … Continue reading

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Berlin in America

[Note: This is a short unpublished paper I wrote in 2002. It related to a “Berlin in America” symposium I had organized at the University of Iowa concerning the interrelationship between urban public spaces and the long-term sustainability of democracy. … Continue reading

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Envisioning a Libertarian Cacatopia

[Note: A slightly modified version of this short piece can be found at: Jim Throgmorton, “One writer’s Libertarian utopia is another’s nightmare,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, (August 29, 2012), p. 13A.] On the Aug. 17 Opinion page of the Press-Citizen, one … Continue reading

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Berlin in America: A Symposium about the Relationship between Urban Spaces and the Term Viability of Democracy

James A. Throgmorton. 2002. International Accents 3, 1 (Fall/Winter): 1 ff. On June 21-22, 2002, an interdisciplinary group of scholars gathered at the University of Iowa to discuss and explore the relationship between the physical design of urban spaces and … Continue reading

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