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Jurisdictional Tabula Rasa: Charter Cities

That utopian thinking prefers tabula rasa is well known. The impulse for something utterly alternative to present options demands messianic opportunities: empty zones and continents, New Europes, desert islands, new clearings, natural preserves, revolutionary purification, year zero. Fredric Jameson offers … Continue reading

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Territories Without Borders by Stewart Elden

Stewart Elden, Geographer, and author of Terror and Territory: The Spatial Extent of Sovereignty, recently posted the essay Territories Without Borders as part of symposia at the Harvard International Review. The piece touches on many of the same issues we’re … Continue reading

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