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Stephen Graham: "The Vertical Secession of the Elites: Understanding Urban Polarisation in Three Dimensions"

Stephen Graham is a scholar of cities and urban life. He is Professor of Cities and Society at Newcastle University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape. Prof. Graham’s…

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Why Cities Lose feat. Jonathan Rodden

Jonathan Rodden discusses the roots of the urban-rural political divide in the United States and other advanced democracies, paying special attention to the incentives created by electoral…

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[Urban Futures Speaker Series] Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities with Shayne Kavanagh from GFOA

GFOA has been advancing a new formula for how local governments can maintain their financial health and thereby contribute to a thriving community. This new formula is based on a Nobel-prize winning…

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Pandemic Resilience with Hazel Borys: Safer citizens, better outcomes through innovation in land use and policy

What’s likely to linger in the aftermath of the global COVID crisis are the impacts on local and regional governments that provide the services citizens experience most directly in their daily…

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STRONG AMERICA: A BOTTOM-UP REVOLUTION TO REBUILD AMERICAN PROSPERITY

Strong Towns President, Chuck Marohn, gives a STRONG AMERICA: A BOTTOM-UP REVOLUTION TO REBUILD AMERICAN PROSPERITY presentation at the Urban Futures: Fall 2020 Virtual Talks series on November 17,…

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Harvey Miller Talk Nov. 13, 2020

Contemporary humanity enjoys mobility levels that are unprecedented in history. While this has benefits, it also has enormous social, health and environmental costs. Mitigating these costs and making…

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The City: Choice or Fate? Joe Minicozzi Urban Futures Talk Oct. 2020

Conversation on city design around matters that impact the climate, our health, or human equity rarely join up to meet at municipal cash flow. Yet it is the financial structures of economic policies…

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Dag Detter Talk: The Public Wealth of Cities [Urban Futures Lecture Series Fall 2020]

Cities need cash – a lot of it and as soon as possible -- to survive the grim fallout from COVID-19 and to be able to navigate toward recovery. The critical situation that they are facing…

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