This Land is My Land, This Land is My Land

Russell Turpin
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 03:02:42 +0000 writes:
>i wonder if western europeans - culturally, not as
>multi-national corporations - really want to emulate us down to our strip 
>malls ..

Strip malls are largely a consequence of sprawl, which
is itself largely a consequence of how the US subsidizes
roads and far-flung utility service. Europe doesn't have
the same policies. I suspect that, more than culture, is
why they have less of the exurban environment.


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