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Flat White

15 minute cities: burning to the ground

29 March 2023

8:00 AM

29 March 2023

8:00 AM

Are this century’s ideological peasants finally revolting? It certainly seems that way after residents set fire to road block ‘planters’ which had been erected to prevent them from driving freely around their community.

UK neighbourhoods are being used as test cases for the 15 minute city plan that is, after a fashion and a few intermediary thought bubbles, the child of United Nations Sustainability Goals and World Economic Forum collaborations.

Others might describe them as open air prisons where ‘global citizens’ are being confined to small areas...

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