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'Nordic Cool Power in Washington': What the Nordics Teach About Nation Branding

András Simonyi | Posted 04.25.2013 | World
András Simonyi

2013-02-04-CTRlogo.jpgClearly, what is unique about the Nordics is not just their cultural appeal, but also their successful 'nation branding' efforts underpinned by strong attention to both soft and hard power.

Enough With the Globalization Hype

Rajan Menon | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Rajan Menon

There's no question that students need to learn more about the world beyond than ever before. But the notion that they haven't been doing so, or that they wouldn't were it not for the globalization brigades' enlightenment campaigns, is nonsense.

On Becoming an Innovation Community

John M. Eger | Posted 07.20.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

It seems every city is talking about becoming an innovation city, an innovation region, an innovation community. But you can't have innovation without creativity.

The Urgency of Metropolitan Broadband Strategies

John M. Eger | Posted 03.02.2012 | Technology
John M. Eger

In the new global economy, metropolitan regions are the new centers of commerce. Now more than ever, cities and counties within regions must work to...

15 Sodas You Might Not Know About

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.28.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

The soda industry has not been much of a media darling as of late -- what with our nation's ongoing battle with obesity, and the rising popularity of...

Exploring The Career Of Missouri Artist Thomas Hart Benton

Jane Chafin | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

I recently read an article about a 1951 Thomas Hart Benton painting that sold for nearly $1.9 million at a Southeby's auction. The painting, Flood Dis...

Redefining "Local" Government

John M. Eger | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
John M. Eger

The new global knowledge based economy, not to mention our current fiscal crisis, demands that government rethink how to organize itself to be most competitive.

Hyderabad, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, India: Crisis

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vamsee Juluri

Hyderabad is the sort of city that makes poets out of ordinary men. It has a history of being home to different sorts of people, accepting them with an easy charm that only Hyderabad knows.