Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Yes. The decline has been a blessing in some ways, but central government funds for education and other things are based in part on population, so it's cost the city a lot of dough.
Still, it's about the perfect size in some ways.

Capitalism searches out the darkest corners of human potential, and mainlines them.
by geezer in Paris (risico at wanadoo(flypoop)fr) on Thu Sep 29th, 2011 at 11:14:28 AM EST
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