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Federal systems don’t preclude national urban policies | Citiscope

Federal systems don’t preclude national urban policies | Citiscope

Both in the lead-up to and following on the heels of October’s Habitat III conference on sustainable cities, there has ...
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For Federal Climate Change Research, Visit City of Chicago’s Website | Next City

For Federal Climate Change Research, Visit City of Chicago’s Website | Next City

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had a swift response to President Donald Trump’s administration pulling climate change information from federal websites: ...
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Amid Divestment Protests, More Cities Explore Public Banks | Next City

Amid Divestment Protests, More Cities Explore Public Banks | Next City

Philadelphia City Council Member Cindy Bass was already thinking about how to cut the city’s ties with Wells Fargo when ...
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Chile's Government Innovation Lab: Citizen-Centered Design in Action | Ash Center

Chile’s Government Innovation Lab: Citizen-Centered Design in Action | Ash Center

The Chilean government’s innovation lab — Laboratorio de Gobierno [link in Spanish], or “LabGob” for short — was formally established ...
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32 Cities Improve Energy Score Per New Rankings | Next City

32 Cities Improve Energy Score Per New Rankings | Next City

ACEEE is a nonprofit focused on research, policy and advocacy around energy efficiency in the public and private sectors. The ...
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Why the 'Power of Cities Deserves to be Explored'

Why the ‘Power of Cities Deserves to be Explored’

Cities must prepare for a greater political role, but without retreating into isolation. This is the opinion of Arthur De ...
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Local governments are crucial for the implementation of the global development agendas

Local governments are crucial for the implementation of the global development agendas

Representatives from local and regional government networks gathered in Istanbul on 24 April for the meeting of the United Nations ...
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Two northern Italian regions to hold referendums on autonomy this year - The Local

Two northern Italian regions to hold referendums on autonomy this year – The Local

Two of Italy’s wealthiest regions, Lombardy and Veneto, have announced plans for referendums aimed at obtaining greater independence. The referendums ...
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Benjamin Barber: Why mayors should rule the world | TED Talk | TED.com

Benjamin Barber: Why mayors should rule the world | TED Talk | TED.com

Watch the Video: Benjamin Barber: Why mayors should rule the world | TED Talk | TED.com ...
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How to move from creating to implementing a national urban policy | Citiscope

How to move from creating to implementing a national urban policy | Citiscope

If the world’s cities are truly going to embark on a more sustainable path, they’re going to need a lot ...
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Sharing the Urban Commons - Geographical

Sharing the Urban Commons – Geographical

The growth of cities is one of the defining challenges of our century. Efficient, compact urban living might relieve environmental ...
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Is This Small City the Future of Democratic Engagement in America? | The Nation

Is This Small City the Future of Democratic Engagement in America? | The Nation

It’s a fine spring Sunday in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and most people in this decidedly pious city in the heart of ...
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The Politics of Social Ecology: Libertarian Municipalism : Janet Biehl : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

The Politics of Social Ecology: Libertarian Municipalism : Janet Biehl : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

Best known for introducing the idea of ecology to the Left, and for first positing that a liberatory society would ...
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Sanctuary City Starts GoFundMe After Gov Cuts Grants - The Daily Beast

Sanctuary City Starts GoFundMe After Gov Cuts Grants – The Daily Beast

Veterans courts and drug-addiction services in Austin, Texas, are being squeezed by the state because the sanctuary city’s sheriff won’t ...
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The UCLG Executive Bureau is meeting in the Spanish capital at the invitation of Mayor Manuela Carmena

The UCLG Executive Bureau is meeting in the Spanish capital at the invitation of Mayor Manuela Carmena

The UCLG Executive Bureau is meeting in Mdrid under the invitation of the Mayor Manuela Carmena On 18 and 19 ...
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Are cities on track to achieve the SDGs by 2030? | Citiscope

Are cities on track to achieve the SDGs by 2030? | Citiscope

We are now almost halfway through the first 1,000 days of implementation of the landmark Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the ...
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Mayors lead the global debate on the development of cities for peace

Mayors lead the global debate on the development of cities for peace

Local leaders from around the world met with civil society in Madrid to address urban violence and alternatives for peaceful ...
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Tennessee Bills Send Message on Municipal Broadband

Tennessee Bills Send Message on Municipal Broadband

In a world increasingly reliant on high-speed internet for all facets of life, about 34 percent of Tennesseans lack broadband ...
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Cities must stop underestimating their need and ability to respond to migration

Cities must stop underestimating their need and ability to respond to migration

In October, world leaders gathered in Quito to officially adopt the 20-year road map on sustainable urban development known as ...
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A Sanctuary City for Data Privacy? | CivicHall

A Sanctuary City for Data Privacy? | CivicHall

The New York City government is looking into ways to enforce stricter data privacy laws in the mold of the ...
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Partners discuss the implementation of the New Urban Agenda through National Urban Policies in Viet Nam

Partners discuss the implementation of the New Urban Agenda through National Urban Policies in Viet Nam

Ha Noi, 26 April 2017— UN Habitat, OECD and the Viet Nam’s Ministry of Construction recently held a one day ...
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The Case for Devolution | CityLab

The Case for Devolution | CityLab

Americans on the right have long argued for the “devolution” of power from the federal government to the states. With ...
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Forget Uber, Amsterdam is showing how to use the sharing economy for good | The Huffington Post

Forget Uber, Amsterdam is showing how to use the sharing economy for good | The Huffington Post

Amsterdam has created dozens of new digital platforms encouraging citizens to participate in the sharing economy – and use it ...
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Could special economic zones be a win-win for refugees and host countries alike? | Citiscope

Could special economic zones be a win-win for refugees and host countries alike? | Citiscope

In 1980, the Chinese city of Shenzhen was a railroad stop with a population of 30,000. Flash forward 40 years, ...
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The Revolt of the Cities | American Prospect

The Revolt of the Cities | American Prospect

Pittsburgh is the perfect urban laboratory,” says Bill Peduto, the city’s new mayor. “We’re small enough to be able to ...
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UN-Habitat showcases its work at the World Assembly of Islamic Cities

UN-Habitat showcases its work at the World Assembly of Islamic Cities

Qazvin, Iran, 26 April 2017—At the latest World Assembly of Islamic Cities UN-Habitat had the opportunity to brief the delegates ...
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Broadband report: Prohibitive state rules run counter to popular opinion

Broadband report: Prohibitive state rules run counter to popular opinion

A new poll from the Pew Research Center estimates 70 percent of Americans believe cities should have the right to ...
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How Flatpack Democracy beat the old parties in the People’s Republic of Frome | Politics | The Guardian

How Flatpack Democracy beat the old parties in the People’s Republic of Frome | Politics | The Guardian

‘It has to be total revolution or nothing: that was our stance’ … the 17 independent councillors who now make ...
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How to win back the city: the Barcelona en Comú guide to overthrowing the elite | Cities | The Guardian

How to win back the city: the Barcelona en Comú guide to overthrowing the elite | Cities | The Guardian

In May 2015, the citizen platform Barcelona en Comú (Barcelona in Common) catapulted Ada Colau into power as the city’s ...
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Is a universal definition of the ‘city’ on the horizon?

Is a universal definition of the ‘city’ on the horizon?

This month, a group of urban thinkers from the United Nations, the European Commission and other organizations are meeting in ...
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Portland City Council Votes to Stop Investing in Corporations

Portland City Council Votes to Stop Investing in Corporations

Portland’s City Council voted Wednesday to stop all new investment of city cash in corporate debt, Oregon Public Radio reports ...
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Make no mistake, momentum is growing to ‘localize” climate finance

Make no mistake, momentum is growing to ‘localize” climate finance

The evidence is overwhelming. Besides being the warmest year on record, 2016 saw an overwhelming number of “pollution peak” days ...
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Clues for building the bridge to a Networked Democracy

Clues for building the bridge to a Networked Democracy

The advent of the Internet, the ICTs and the collective intelligence enabled by them point to the rise of a ...
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Is It Time That America Adopted Special Economic Zones? | The Daily Caller

Is It Time That America Adopted Special Economic Zones? | The Daily Caller

How do you solve a problem like protectionism? With a U.S. president threatening a trade war, populism dominating political headlines ...
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Richard Florida Has an Idea About Who Could Win the U.S. Presidency in 2020

Richard Florida Has an Idea About Who Could Win the U.S. Presidency in 2020

Urbanist researcher and writer Richard Florida’s new book, “The New Urban Crisis,” hits shelves Tuesday, about 15 years after the ...
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Cities Will Continue to Fight Climate Change if Washington Will Not | NLC

Cities Will Continue to Fight Climate Change if Washington Will Not | NLC

WASHINGTON — March 28, 2017 — Today, President Donald J. Trump signed the Energy Independence Executive Order, a measure that ...
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Towards A Liberal Approach to Urban Form | Market Ubranism

Towards A Liberal Approach to Urban Form | Market Ubranism

Imagine the perfect city. If you have a clear picture in mind, you’re not alone. Tsars, emperors, and prophets have ...
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City Leaders Met Yesterday in NYC to Strategize the Resistance

City Leaders Met Yesterday in NYC to Strategize the Resistance

Just as Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that the Department of Justice would cut funding from sanctuary cities who did ...
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John Restakis on Civil Power and the Partner State

John Restakis on Civil Power and the Partner State

This July 10 – 21, 2017 the Synergia Institute will gather in Tuscany, Italy for an intensive program exploring practical pathways ...
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Women’s and the New Urban Agenda at CSW

Women’s and the New Urban Agenda at CSW

New York, 29 March 2017 – At the recent 61st Commission on the Status of Women, UN-Habitat hosted a series ...
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Explainer: What is the Paris Agreement on climate change and what does it mean for cities? | Citiscope

Explainer: What is the Paris Agreement on climate change and what does it mean for cities? | Citiscope

The Paris climate change accord is one of several global agreements forged among nations in 2015-16 that will have implications ...
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D.C. Mayor Asks Trump for More Control Over District Parkland | NextCity

D.C. Mayor Asks Trump for More Control Over District Parkland | NextCity

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is asking President Donald Trump for more control over several park spaces, arguing that the District ...
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Yes, ‘govtech’ can change the way cities function | Citiscope

Yes, ‘govtech’ can change the way cities function | Citiscope

In recent years, Paris has distinguished itself as a leader in experimenting with digital tools for citizen participation — what ...
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Carrying the Message of UN Meeting on Women in the Economy to U.S. Cities | NextCity

Carrying the Message of UN Meeting on Women in the Economy to U.S. Cities | NextCity

Karima Bouchenafa grew up in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood, surrounded by history. At the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Wister Street, ...
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Megacities, not nations, are the world's dominant, enduring social structures — Quartz

Megacities, not nations, are the world’s dominant, enduring social structures — Quartz

Cities are mankind’s most enduring and stable mode of social organization, outlasting all empires and nations over which they have ...
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Trump budget proposal would result in ‘big impacts for cities’ around the world | Citiscope

Trump budget proposal would result in ‘big impacts for cities’ around the world | Citiscope

WASHINGTON — Reaction to U. S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, which calls for deep cuts in federal agencies responsible for ...
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Since Habitat III, an uptick in interest around national urban policies

Since Habitat III, an uptick in interest around national urban policies

In the next decade, could half of the world’s countries have a national policy that guides urban development? They could, ...
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Healing Europe’s populist divisions depends on its cities | Citiscope

Healing Europe’s populist divisions depends on its cities | Citiscope

Europe is at a crossroads, and its cities are bearing the brunt of multiple challenges. Cities are international conduits for ...
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Market Urbanism Is Still Underrated

Market Urbanism Is Still Underrated

New data keeps coming in that shows that increases in housing supply tend to be followed by declining rental rates, ...
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Claw Back | Civic Hall

Claw Back | Civic Hall

The Attorney General Jeff Sessions is following through on a threat to withhold federal funds from state and local jurisdictions ...
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Why does Donald Trump demonize cities? - The Washington Post

Why does Donald Trump demonize cities? – The Washington Post

President Trump is a big-city guy. He made his fortune in cities and keeps his family in a Manhattan tower ...
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Immigrants Are Driving Urban Growth, Says Census - CityLab

Immigrants Are Driving Urban Growth, Says Census – CityLab

The big headline that came out of Thursday’s Census release: Chicago is shedding population. In 2016, an estimated 22,000 souls ...
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Patterns of Commoning: Twelve Design Principles of Permaculture

Patterns of Commoning: Twelve Design Principles of Permaculture

Permaculture is a type of sustainable agriculture and ecological design and engineering that self-consciously attempts to work in constructive alignment ...
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How Cities Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

How Cities Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

It has been almost a year since a summer internship with The Climate Reality Project’s Canadian branch turned into a ...
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Berkeley: If You Work on Trump’s Wall, You Can’t Work for Us

Berkeley: If You Work on Trump’s Wall, You Can’t Work for Us

Any businesses that participate in building President Trump’s border wall won’t be working on contracts with the city of Berkeley ...
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UN-Habitat facing ‘considerable decline’ in core funding, assessment warns

UN-Habitat facing ‘considerable decline’ in core funding, assessment warns

Donor countries are applauding UN-Habitat’s pivot toward urban issues but have raised concerns regarding fundraising efforts, according to a report ...
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The Way We Build Infrastructure Reflects Our Values

The Way We Build Infrastructure Reflects Our Values

“The communities that are impacted by the changes that are happening in our climate are the same ones that are ...
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Participatory Budgeting is Gaining Momentum in the U.S. How Does it Work?

Participatory Budgeting is Gaining Momentum in the U.S. How Does it Work?

It’s tax season in America. With the deadline looming to pay Uncle Sam less than a month away, many are wondering — ...
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Portugal has announced the world's first nationwide participatory budget | Apolitical

Portugal has announced the world’s first nationwide participatory budget | Apolitical

Portugal has announced the world’s first participatory budget on a national scale. The project will let people submit ideas for ...
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As a global commodity, housing has ‘lost its currency as a universal human right’

As a global commodity, housing has ‘lost its currency as a universal human right’

GENEVA — The world’s real estate is worth an estimated USD 217 trillion. That staggering sum, almost three times the ...
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Sustaining peace in an urban world

Sustaining peace in an urban world

The conflict in Syria has turned formerly thriving urban centres such as Aleppo and Homs into landscapes of rubble and ...
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Libertarian City Liberstad in Norway is Moving Forward Using Bitcoin as Primary Currency - Bitcoin News

Libertarian City Liberstad in Norway is Moving Forward Using Bitcoin as Primary Currency – Bitcoin News

A project in rural Norway, Liberstad, aims to create a private, tax-free city for libertarians who respect the non-aggression principle ...
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5 Star on the Rise: Italy's First Crowd-Sourced Party Delivers Direct Democracy In Action | Occupy.com

5 Star on the Rise: Italy’s First Crowd-Sourced Party Delivers Direct Democracy In Action | Occupy.com

In 2016 direct democracy mayoral candidates won elections in Rome and Turin as part of Italy’s 5 Star movement. “The ...
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Standardized urban data is helping this Nigerian city guide development | CitiScope

Standardized urban data is helping this Nigerian city guide development | CitiScope

DUBAI — Until last year, if you asked most people living in Minna — a Nigerian city of less than ...
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NYCHA Faces a $35 Million Cut in Federal Funding | NextCity

NYCHA Faces a $35 Million Cut in Federal Funding | NextCity

According to NY1, the agency recently received a letter from the Department of Housing and Urban Development announcing the cuts ...
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Steal Another City’s Study | NextCity

Steal Another City’s Study | NextCity

With more than 90,000 governments — think state, county, city — making up the U.S. government, it makes no sense ...
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How ISO standards for city data are starting to make an impact

How ISO standards for city data are starting to make an impact

Few have been more at the centre of the rising global discussion around cities and data than Patricia McCarney, the ...
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We need global data on women’s participation in local government | CitiScope

We need global data on women’s participation in local government | CitiScope

Celestine Ketcha Courtès (left), mayor of Bangangté, Cameroon, sits next to Fatimetou Abdel Malick, mayor of Tevragh Zeina, Mauritania, at ...
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Why I’m an Unabashed Fan of America’s Mayors

Why I’m an Unabashed Fan of America’s Mayors

Lobbyists aside, spending quality time with elected officials is not high on anyone’s priority list these days. But I often ...
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How Belgium Plans to Take Over Europe | Big Think

How Belgium Plans to Take Over Europe | Big Think

With the United Kingdom now fully committed to Brexit, the European Union can finally revert to what was the secret ...
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Hong Kong, the world's freest economy, is slashing its already-low taxes after a $12 billion surplus surprise — Quartz

Hong Kong, the world’s freest economy, is slashing its already-low taxes after a $12 billion surplus surprise — Quartz

Thanks to its low and simple taxation, Hong Kong has topped the Heritage Foundation’s rankings of the world’s freest economies ...
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How the ACLU is gearing up to take on Trump, one city at a time

How the ACLU is gearing up to take on Trump, one city at a time

WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union wants to take over your town. On Saturday, the organization is launching a nationwide ...
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Blockchain to be breakthrough tech for Dubai and government - Khaleej Times

Blockchain to be breakthrough tech for Dubai and government – Khaleej Times

As part of the World Government Summit, ConsenSys – an American software consultancy -will release a paper that offers governments ...
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Second Scottish independence vote ‘looking inevitable’

Second Scottish independence vote ‘looking inevitable’

A second Scottish independence referendum is now almost inevitable, with ministers concluding it is a question of when — not ...
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Invisible Borders Trump the Real Ones - CityLab

Invisible Borders Trump the Real Ones – CityLab

The economic clustering of cities often ignores the lines drawn on maps. Throughout this week, CityLab is running a series ...
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Canada experiments with U.S. ‘sanctuary city’ model

Canada experiments with U.S. ‘sanctuary city’ model

Large Photo Caption: People protested the immigration policies of U.S. President Donald Trump outside the U.S. Consulate in Toronto in January ...
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When Red Statehouses Overrule Blue City Halls

When Red Statehouses Overrule Blue City Halls

Cleveland is one of many U.S. cities impacted by state preemption laws. (Photo by Aeroplanepics0112 via Flickr) It’s no secret ...
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60 Mayors Urge Congress Not to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

60 Mayors Urge Congress Not to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Mayors across the country took to podiums, town hall meetings and social media Wednesday to warn of the negative impact ...
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New Municipalism in Poland

New Municipalism in Poland

This post originally appeared on European Alternatives Today’s challenges, from the flight from war-refugees to the management of the commons, ...
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Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a “New Middle East” | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a “New Middle East” | Global Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

This article first published by GR in November 2006 is of particular relevance  to an understanding of the ongoing process ...
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This Is What It's Like When A Father Of 4 Is Detained By ICE While Dropping His Daughters Off At School: LAist

This Is What It’s Like When A Father Of 4 Is Detained By ICE While Dropping His Daughters Off At School: LAist

A still from a video taken by Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez’s 13-year-old daughter. Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, an undocumented father of four U.S.-born children, ...
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Barcelona Crowdsourced its Sharing Economy Policies. Can Other Cities Do the Same?

Barcelona Crowdsourced its Sharing Economy Policies. Can Other Cities Do the Same?

Anna Bergren Miller: When the City Council of Barcelona asked democracy activist and researcher Mayo Fuster Morell for policy recommendations regarding ...
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The Other Right-Wing Tidal Wave Sweeping America: Federal and State Preemption of Local Progressive Laws | Alternet

The Other Right-Wing Tidal Wave Sweeping America: Federal and State Preemption of Local Progressive Laws | Alternet

Photo Credit: Image by Shutterstock, Copyright (c) Cheapbooks Last week, the National League of Cities released a report tracking an ...
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Brown: Neighbors joining together to block Trump deportations | Chicago Sun-Times

Brown: Neighbors joining together to block Trump deportations | Chicago Sun-Times

In the 35th Ward on the city’s Northwest Side, Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa has started what he calls the Community Defense ...
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This is actually what America would look like without gerrymandering - The Washington Post

This is actually what America would look like without gerrymandering – The Washington Post

The GOP scored 33 more seats in the House this election even though Democrats earned a million more votes in ...
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Protestors against deportation and immigration raids close off a section of Aliso Street in downtown L.A. on Feb. 9, 2017. (Credit: Chris Gierowski / KTLA)

Protest Erupts in Downtown L.A. Following Reports of Immigration Raids at Homes Across Southern California | KTLA

While immigration advocates say more than 100 people were detained Thursday as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials conducted home ...
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California and President Trump are going to war with each other - The Washington Post

California and President Trump are going to war with each other – The Washington Post

Donald Trump speaks with Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) after a rally in San Diego during the election campaign. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) ...
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Divest Now! Why Seattle Took Back Its Money From Wells Fargo (And Your City Should As Well) – Medium

Divest Now! Why Seattle Took Back Its Money From Wells Fargo (And Your City Should As Well) – Medium

Today, the City of Seattle took an unprecedented stand against unethical banking practices by unanimously passing the Socially Responsible Banking Ordinance ...
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Make Every State a Sanctuary State | Mises Wire

Make Every State a Sanctuary State | Mises Wire

CBS reports that “California may prohibit local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration authorities, creating a border-to-border sanctuary in the nation’s largest ...
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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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San Francisco sues Trump over sanctuary city order

San Francisco sues Trump over sanctuary city order

The city of San Francisco filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging President Trump’s executive order that directs the federal government to withhold ...
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Mayor Mike Signer to declare Charlottesville "Capital of the Resistance"

Mayor Mike Signer to declare Charlottesville “Capital of the Resistance”

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer intends to declare Charlottesville a “Capital of the Resistance” in the wake ...
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Trump-Proof Seattle! Tax The Rich: Action Meeting – Transit Riders Union

Trump-Proof Seattle! Tax The Rich: Action Meeting – Transit Riders Union

Now is the time to act, right here in Seattle. With the federal government in irresponsible and dangerous hands it’s ...
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Is California Really Going to Secede?

Is California Really Going to Secede?

The state conservatives love to hate is beginning to reciprocate the feeling. Photo: YesCalifornia Like the talk of secession in ...
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If every U.S. state had the same population, what would the map of America look like.

If every U.S. state had the same population, what would the map of America look like.

Every state has one governor and two senators, but, in almost every other way, each state’s human geography is different, ...
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How cities can respond as national governments turn rightward | Citiscope

How cities can respond as national governments turn rightward | Citiscope

Across the planet, 2016 witnessed a dramatic rise of new, rightward-leaning political movements, challenging existing orders — and raising potentially ...
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After Brexit and Trump: don't demonise; localise! - The Ecologist

After Brexit and Trump: don’t demonise; localise! – The Ecologist

Both Trump and Brexit can be explained by the failure of mainstream political elites to address the pain inflicted on ...
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Why Boston’s Mayor Alone Can’t Save the City From Flooding – Next City

Why Boston’s Mayor Alone Can’t Save the City From Flooding – Next City

On Dec. 8, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh released one of the most comprehensive climate adaptation plans in the country. The ...
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The Sanctuary Solution | Jacobin

The Sanctuary Solution | Jacobin

On Donald Trump’s long list of bête noires, “sanctuary cities” are near the top. And he’s promised to act on ...
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Bloomberg Says Cities Will Fight Climate Change, With or Without Trump - The New York Times

Bloomberg Says Cities Will Fight Climate Change, With or Without Trump – The New York Times

Donald J. Trump has said climate change is a hoax created by the Chinese to get the United States to ...
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California, at Forefront of Climate Fight, Won’t Back Down to Trump - The New York Times

California, at Forefront of Climate Fight, Won’t Back Down to Trump – The New York Times

The prospect of California’s elevated role on climate change is the latest sign of how this state, where Hillary Clinton ...
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Mapping Tool Aims to Keep Public Spaces Public – Next City

Mapping Tool Aims to Keep Public Spaces Public – Next City

Kathleen Webster lived on Forsyth Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side in the late 1970s, when her neighbors started organizing ...
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Common space for exchange: cities in transition and citizen struggles | P2P Foundation

Common space for exchange: cities in transition and citizen struggles | P2P Foundation

How has activism in Spain produced new political platforms that are victorious in municipal elections? Are there stories, lessons, methods ...
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Why the municipal movement must be internationalist – Medium

Why the municipal movement must be internationalist – Medium

The municipalist movements of the Spanish state can’t ignore the global crisis of neoliberalism. It’s up to us to stand ...
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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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Here Are the Sanctuary Cities Ready to Resist Trump's Deportation Threats | Mother Jones

Here Are the Sanctuary Cities Ready to Resist Trump’s Deportation Threats | Mother Jones

President-elect Donald Trump still has about two months to go before he is inaugurated, but pockets of resistance to his ...
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Gov. Jerry Brown: California could 'launch its own damn satellite' - Business Insider

Gov. Jerry Brown: California could ‘launch its own damn satellite’ – Business Insider

Source: Gov. Jerry Brown: California could ‘launch its own damn satellite’ – Business Insider The governor of California, Jerry Brown, ...
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Rural Areas Lose People But Not Power

Rural Areas Lose People But Not Power

Source: Rural Areas Lose People But Not Power This story is part of a special series on America’s rural/urban divide ...
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Global Network of Mayors Join Forces to Combat Climate Change and Inequality - Shareable

Global Network of Mayors Join Forces to Combat Climate Change and Inequality – Shareable

Source: Global Network of Mayors Join Forces to Combat Climate Change and Inequality – Shareable Cities around the world face ...
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Mayors WorldWide Will Act on Climate, Whatever Trump Does - Scientific American

Mayors WorldWide Will Act on Climate, Whatever Trump Does – Scientific American

Source: Mayors WorldWide Will Act on Climate, Whatever Trump Does – Scientific American Mayors WorldWide Will Act on Climate, Whatever ...
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The Global Parliament of Mayors can lead the devolution revolution | Citiscope

The Global Parliament of Mayors can lead the devolution revolution | Citiscope

Source: The Global Parliament of Mayors can lead the devolution revolution | Citiscope As the European Union unravels around the ...
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Can mayors actually rule the world? | Citiscope

Can mayors actually rule the world? | Citiscope

Source: Can mayors actually rule the world? | Citiscope Increasingly in recent years, we have seen growing calls by city ...
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How Urban Governments Are Promoting Worker Co-ops | P2P Foundation

Source: How Urban Governments Are Promoting Worker Co-ops | P2P Foundation How Urban Governments Are Promoting Worker Co-ops | P2P ...
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The city provides a frame: Radical municipality in the age of Trump. by This is Hell! | Free Listening on SoundCloud

The city provides a frame: Radical municipality in the age of Trump. by This is Hell! | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Source: The city provides a frame: Radical municipality in the age of Trump. by This is Hell! | Free Listening ...
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vTaiwan: Public Participation Methods on the Cyberpunk Frontier of Democracy | Civic Hall

vTaiwan: Public Participation Methods on the Cyberpunk Frontier of Democracy | Civic Hall

In the midst of the signal failure known as the US electoral season, here’s something to be inspired about: a ...
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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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