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Benjamin Barber: Why mayors should rule the world

• http://www.ted.com
 It often seems like federal-level politicians care more about creating gridlock than solving the world's problems. So who's actually getting bold things done? City mayors. So, political theorist Benjamin Barber suggests: Let's give them more control over global policy. Barber shows how these "urban homeboys" are solving pressing problems on their own turf -- and maybe in the world.
 
Benjamin Barber believes that the future of the world may lie with the politicians who implement practical change every day: mayors.
 
 

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