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Suburbia collapsing?

Ted Balaker
March 9, 2005, 5:06pm

Neil Peirce praises Euroliving and scolds Americans: According to Christopher Hume, the American way of life is the verge of collapse. And he points to a new documentary, The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream, to make his case: Pierce neglects to point out that suburbanization is occurring all over the world, even in cities that would fit his definition of "livable" and "sustainable," even where fuel taxes dwarf ours, even where transit systems are extensive. And what about that oil shortage? Sprawl foes are particularly given to hyperbole. Here's a good one:

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