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The most hopeful bridge in the world

A Parable of Rush Hour Diplomacy

Peter Koehler's Writing Archive

For my main website, head over to peterkoehler.org

There is a bridge in Portland called the Ross Island bridge. It’s a relatively nondescript bridge architecturally. It’s not very pedestrian friendly. Sure, there are some nice views, but nobody is writing home about the Ross Island Bridge.

But maybe they should be. Because tucked away at the west end of the bridge is one of . . .

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Rethinking Political Power

Peter Koehler's Writing Archive

For my main website, head over to peterkoehler.org

April 28, 2016

Do a quick mental exercise:

Imagine for a moment that you can hire a staff of 17 full-time people, control a multi-million dollar budget, and a have wide range of influence over a variety of valuable resources.

Your mission: Affect positive change in your city.

What would you do?

Who would you hire?

What would they . . .

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