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David and Goliath

It’s interesting to listen to Malcolm Gladwell deconstruct the presumptions behind the story of David and Goliath. Rather than presenting it as one of our best known underdog stories he suggests that Goliath in fact never stood a chance. According to Gladwell this was never a fight between a very tall and mighty warrior and […]

Lodan Report: Private to Public

Kampung Lodan, Kampung Kerapu and Kampung Tongkol are three  villages situated in the north of Jakarta on the banks of the Ciliwung river. Because the land along the Ciliwung was, and still is, subjected to regular flooding it was never a popular place to live. Yet in the 1960’s and 70’s several hundred families, having no […]