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Help wanted: leaders for the 21st century

(By Neal Peirce and Curtis Johnson, Boston Globe, 11/29/04)
Alarmingly, a single crisis is already poised to have devastating impact on the region: soaring house prices and America's highest rental costs.

Leadership is needed from Boston `eds' and `meds'

(By Neal Peirce and Curtis Johnson, Boston Globe, 12/6/04)
The region's great institutions have to start thinking of the regional leadership role they've always shunned. In today's economy, they're the big show in town - the lead employers, lead purchasers of goods and services, lead economic actors.

Where did all our land go?

(By Neal Peirce and Curtis Johnson, Boston Globe, 12/13/04)
The very growth the region has prized has fed directly into the low-density, auto-dominated residential development that's triggering ever-longer commutes and consumption of the region's treasured countryside.

How to change the future

(By Neal Peirce and Curtis Johnson, Boston Globe, 12/20/04)
Three bold maneuvers will build momentum and keep Boston strong and innovative. Do our leaders dare to make them reality?
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Neal Peirce and Curtis Johnson, authors of the book ‘‘Citistates’’ and principals of the Citistates Group, were commissioned by the Boston Foundation to evaluate Greater Boston’s critical 21st century challenges. Their report, ‘‘Boston Unbound,’’ is available at www.tbf.org.