[lbo-talk] A public square

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Sun May 20 20:58:58 PDT 2007

ravi wrote:
> I wonder: Is the absence of such a thing as a public square a matter
> of significance for the nature of political action in the United States?

The short answer: Yes. It's a lack which is continually a problem. It didn't used to be so bad before the day of the malls -- which privatized public space and made the downtown of so many smaller cities sort of empty.


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