Category Archives: Travel

German lifestyle and the Efficiency Ideal

Dateline: Germany. I am in Munich this week staying with a friend, and as always I am fascinated by the German socio-economic project. On the clean and efficient train ride out to Augsburg today, we passed town after town sporting … Continue reading

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Internet, high-speed rail, and social fragmentation

I’ve been closely following the high-speed rail debate in Britain with some interest and I am intrigued by what the debate shows about public perceptions of the role of technology and infrastructure in social cohesion. Briefly put, the pro-rail camp … Continue reading

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