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157_cover_largeTo discover what comes next, says Geoff Mulgan in this month’s cover story, “After Capitalism”, maybe we should look upwards? Mulgan explains how skylines have long provided a simple test of what a society values: “a few centuries ago the greatest buildings in the world’s cities were forts, churches and temples; then for a time they became palaces. Briefly in the 19th century civic buildings, railway stations and museums overshadowed them. And then in the late 20th century everywhere they were banks.”

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