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Can artists do good work from the suburbs?

Can artists do good work from the suburbs?

Gentrification has made it harder for artists to live and work in the inner city. But it's not as critical a location for them as it once was; many - probably most - live in the suburbs or the country

Can (traditional) Kings Cross be saved?

Can (traditional) Kings Cross be saved?

The traditional role of Sydney's Kings Cross as a place to walk on the wild side is under threat. But if the forces that created it no longer apply, it's unlikely the "old" Cross can be saved

Is Kings Cross too much to bear?

Is Kings Cross too much to bear?

We’re accustomed to thinking of social capital and density as very positive things, but that’s not always true. Some gangs are more effective murderers, rapists and thieves precisely because they have high levels of social capital. Some cults are all the more oppressive because they engender trust. And for all its virtues, density raises occupancy […]