The New Localism: Jeremy Nowak on How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism | PennIUR

The New Localism: Jeremy Nowak on How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism | PennIUR

Bruce Katz, Centennial Scholar at the Brookings Institution, and Jeremy Nowak, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Drexel University’s Lindy Institute for ...
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Nations are no longer driving globalization—cities are — Quartz

Nations are no longer driving globalization—cities are — Quartz

Urbanization has already declared itself the mega-trend of the 21st century, with half the world’s population now living in cities ...
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Blue Cities Want to Make Their Own Rules. Red States Won’t Let Them. - NYTimes.com

Blue Cities Want to Make Their Own Rules. Red States Won’t Let Them. – NYTimes.com

States have banned local ordinances on minimum wage increases, paid sick days and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. They’ve ...
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Paris Is a Binding Agreement: Here’s Why that Matters | Just Security

Paris Is a Binding Agreement: Here’s Why that Matters | Just Security

A growing chorus of U.S. business leaders, state and local government officials, civil society groups, and foreign partners have condemned ...
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Singaporean Dollar Tokenized Through Ethereum's Blockchain by the Monetary Authority of Singapore

Singaporean Dollar Tokenized Through Ethereum’s Blockchain by the Monetary Authority of Singapore

The future is here. So say a report by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which in collaboration with a ...
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Bucking Trump, These Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris Accord - The New York Times

Bucking Trump, These Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris Accord – The New York Times

It was unclear how, exactly, that submission to the United Nations would take place. Christiana Figueres, a former top United ...
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Texas Bill Overrides Local Ride-Hailing Regulation

Texas Bill Overrides Local Ride-Hailing Regulation

HB 100, signed Monday, creates a “statewide regulatory framework for ride-hailing companies,” the Texas Tribune reports. House Bill 100 undoes ...
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Cryptocurrency Can Shift the Balance of Power Between Cities, States and Nations

Cryptocurrency Can Shift the Balance of Power Between Cities, States and Nations

One of the most powerful tools of a modern nation is its central bank’s ability to create money “out of ...
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Cities Can Prepare for Trump by Establishing Digital Service Organizations and Mobilizing Civic Tech Communities

Cities Can Prepare for Trump by Establishing Digital Service Organizations and Mobilizing Civic Tech Communities

Within a few weeks of Trump’s victory, mayors of big “sanctuary cities” throughout America, including New York, Chicago and Los ...
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What is "Municipalism"?

What is “Municipalism”?

The definition of “municipalism” is still up for grabs. If you Google the word you’ll be given a snippet from Wikipedia about “libertarian ...
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