urban density

Democracy Thrives in Vibrant, Liberal Areas Because Empathy is Higher

By Jon Anderson / July 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered why Texas cities are more liberal than outlying areas?  It’s not a Texas thing. Large urban environments are typically more ideologically liberal around the globe. Like a blast zone, liberal ideals diminish the further away you get from an urban environment.  But why?  The clichés of vibrancy, higher average education, and […]

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Preston Center Task Force Meeting #4: Dazed by Confused Data

By Jon Anderson / February 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

UPDATE:  Both D Magazine’s Frontburner and Dallas Morning News’ City Hall Blog referenced this posting today.   The session on Feb. 16 was different from the recent Preston Center Task Force meetings. Nearly all the task force members were there … and about 50 residents showed up as well! Before I run through the high points, […]

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