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comment History of the Changes and Developments in Types of Urban Renewal Projects
You might be interested in David Harvey short text "a right to the city": davidharvey.org/media/righttothecity.pdf He touches a few questions of how and why urban renewal was done (though I'm not sure he directly answers your question)
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comment Where can I find more information about this use of Yakuza against a demonstration in 1960?
@MarkC.Wallace I've translated the relevant part of my article, this should give you some clue as for bias.
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revised Where can I find more information about this use of Yakuza against a demonstration in 1960?
Add translated quote from my source article.
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comment Where can I find more information about this use of Yakuza against a demonstration in 1960?
I don't understand your second sentence: If the event never took place, it is disproven, I would think. Can you clarify? Can you name the sources for the claims that Yakuza were used for anti-communist activities?
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asked Where can I find more information about this use of Yakuza against a demonstration in 1960?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Was the Iraqi Mukhabarat modelled on the German Reichssicherheitshauptamt, and in what ways?
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comment Were any drugs (except alcohol) forbidden during medieval or ancient times?
Part of my question was about how a medievial state could enforce a restriction, without omnipresent police. The answer adresses that nicely.
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accepted Were any drugs (except alcohol) forbidden during medieval or ancient times?
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awarded  Critic
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comment Were any drugs (except alcohol) forbidden during medieval or ancient times?
only if the ban is effective beyond the self-policiing of the believers
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revised Were any drugs (except alcohol) forbidden during medieval or ancient times?
clarified wording in last paragraph before the edit
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revised Were any drugs (except alcohol) forbidden during medieval or ancient times?
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asked Were any drugs (except alcohol) forbidden during medieval or ancient times?
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comment When did people start caring for the handicapped?
yes. But also a very broad one, how to ask it so it is answerable?
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comment How did Muslim traders raise investments given Islam's prohibition of usury?
DAvid Graeber went into this in Debt: the first 5000 years, though I don't recall exactly how it was supposed to work.
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comment When did people start caring for the handicapped?
The next question would be who was seen as handicapped in different times and societies.