13 Nov 2018

Why Walkable Cities Are Good For The Economy, According To A City Planner

People spend more money when cities are less vehicle-oriented. You’ve probably seen the term “walkability”

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12 Nov 2018

How Did The First World War Start?

The causes of the Great War are still being debated a century on, but time

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09 Nov 2018

World Politics Explainer: The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

This article is part of our series of explainers on key moments in the past

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09 Nov 2018

What Do States Have Against Cities, Anyway?

For as long as there have been cities and state legislatures in this country, the

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08 Nov 2018

Why Global Talent Clusters Around Cities

For now, U.S. cities lead in attracting global talent, but cities across the world are

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07 Nov 2018

Do Sister Cities Matter?

Sister cities may seem like mere symbolic pairings, but many actually share meaningful ties that

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06 Nov 2018

Will Smart Technology Solve The Urban Waste Crisis?

The migration of people into the world’s urban centres has created crisis levels of waste.

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06 Nov 2018

Ballot Position: It Matters

Did you know that ballot position can have an effect on voting? The first-listed candidate

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31 Oct 2018

2018’s Best Places In US For Halloween

It’s once again the most spook-tacular time of the year! Kids and adults alike dress

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30 Oct 2018

What History Reveals About Surges In Anti-Semitism & Anti-Immigrant Sentiments

The shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh is believed to be the

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29 Oct 2018

World Hunger Has Risen For Three Straight Years, And Climate Change Is A Cause

World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations’ annual

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27 Oct 2018

Why Are U.S. Borders Straight Lines?

More than a century before the U.S. Civil War, between 1735 and 1737, Maryland and

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22 Oct 2018

How To Get People To Vote

In the United States midterm elections, it is common for as few as 40% of

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19 Oct 2018

Slavery Was Never Abolished – It Affects Millions, And You May Be Funding It

When we think of slavery, many of us think of historical or so-called “traditional forms”

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18 Oct 2018

Does Racial Bias Show Up In The Crosswalk?

African Americans may have to wait in a crosswalk about 32 percent longer than white

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17 Oct 2018

Can Universal Basic Income Achieve Economic Security?

A wealthy country like the United States needs a solution for improving the supply and

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16 Oct 2018

Machine Learning Makes A Cost-Effective Environmental Watchdog

Machine learning could help safeguard public health and spot environmental dangers, according to new research.

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15 Oct 2018

Here Are The Real Boundaries Of American Metropolises, Decided By An Algorithm

How is the U.S. actually split geographically? When we think about where we live, usually our

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15 Oct 2018

An Intriguing Sci-Fi Vision Of A Megacity

Artist Olalekan Jeyifous creates fantastical, futuristic images of Lagos, Nigeria, to get people thinking about

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11 Oct 2018

The Elimination Of Smallpox Showed How Humans Can Work Together To Solve Deadly Global Problems

If you were to watch a split-screen broadcast with global weather on one side and

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08 Oct 2018

America Has Become A Gerontocracy. We Must Change That.

The United States has a gerontocracy problem. This was clearly demonstrated in the recent hearings

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08 Oct 2018

Do Cities Have Too Much Parking?

Minimum parking requirements create more parking than is needed. This in turn encourages more driving

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05 Oct 2018

How Zoning Laws Are Holding Back America’s Cities

Early city planners dreamt up elaborate ideas for America’s cities. But in their dreaming, they

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03 Oct 2018

Rooftop Farming: Why Vertical Gardening Is Blooming In Kampala

Ugandans are finding creative solutions to the growing challenges of urbanisation. When Martin Agaba realised

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02 Oct 2018

‘There’s A Rock On This Beach!’ & Other Awful Tourist Complaints

An idyllic Cornish beach has been criticised for the placement of a rock out at

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01 Oct 2018

How Can Countries Help Refugees While Also Raising Their GDP? Let Them Work.

Uganda is an eye-opening example of how displaced people can lift up a nation, say

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28 Sep 2018

Why US Public Transportation Is So Bad — And Why Americans Don’t Care

The US has bad public transit, but you probably already know that. While some cities

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28 Sep 2018

How Blockchain Systems Could Bring About The Age Of Smart Cities

Various technological up-and-coming trends are projected to have a massive impact on our everyday life

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27 Sep 2018

Fixing All The Most Annoying Parts Of City Life

From public brawls to garbage piles, cities are solving some long-standing nuisances. Street Fights Could

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27 Sep 2018

Why Affordable Housing Needs To Be A Right, Not A Privilege

It’s time to ensure that no American has to worry about where they and their

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26 Sep 2018

A Brief History Of The United Nations

The United Nations (U.N.) is a global diplomatic and political organization dedicated to international peace

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25 Sep 2018

See How Singapore Airlines Prepares Its Aircraft For The World’s Longest Non-Stop Commercial Flight

Singapore Airlines (SIA), the national carrier of Singapore, is set to launch the world’s longest,

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25 Sep 2018

Is Travel Really That Bad?

Okay, the title of this article is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but travel does involve considerable

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21 Sep 2018

What Part Of “Brexit Now” Don’t You Understand?

Many people regard Magna Carta as the first constitutional guarantee of the basic liberties of the English-speaking

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20 Sep 2018

Multidimensional Maps That Provide New Perspectives On New York City

The world’s most mapped city, as you’ve never seen it before. THE UPPER EAST SIDE

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19 Sep 2018

How To Help Homeless People – Without Feeding A Habit

A new scheme called Greater Change lets homeless people crowdfund for concrete goals using a

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19 Sep 2018

Why Cities Rule The World

Cities are the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival

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18 Sep 2018

Humanity Is More Important Than Money — It’s Time For Capitalism To Get An Upgrade

What capitalism prioritizes, the world does more of. So how can we change capitalism so

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18 Sep 2018

Under What Circumstances Is Inequality OK?

As two years since Brits voted for Brexit is checked off the calendar, the thick

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17 Sep 2018

How To Make Creative Cities — From Buildings To Buses

“I am in love with cities,” says British designer and architect Thomas Heatherwick (TED Talk: Building the

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14 Sep 2018

Give Trees Some Space

Even city trees need some boundaries. CITY TREES, LIKE ALL URBAN dwellers, have to live out

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14 Sep 2018

Why The Actions Of Cities — Not Nations — Will Be The Key To Our Survival On Earth

While some world leaders resist global cooperation, city leaders are working across borders to tackle

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13 Sep 2018

Why Diversity Is Vital For A Healthy Democracy

Democracy demands a robust contest of ideas to thrive, and diversity is the best way

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13 Sep 2018

Lessons From Cities That Plan For Their Rivers

In Nairobi, Kenya, the government is destroying buildings constructed on riparian land in a bid

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13 Sep 2018

How New York City Became The Oyster Capital Of The World

For a few brief generations, at least. ONE MILLION: THAT’S ROUGHLY THE number of oysters New

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12 Sep 2018

More Rain, More Development Spell Disaster For Some U.S. Cities

There’s more rain falling on some parts of the U.S. than there used to be,

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12 Sep 2018

Step Inside The Hidden Green Spaces Of Cities Around The World

For centuries, the church of St-Dunstan-in-the-East, in London, has been a place for quiet contemplation. It was

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11 Sep 2018

The History Of New York City’s Chinatown

New York City’s Chinatown, the largest Chinatown in the United States and the site of

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11 Sep 2018

What Would Adam Smith Think Of Modern Inequality?

The “father of modern economics” saw a role for a well-run government that used taxes

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10 Sep 2018

Don’t Demonise Beggars. It Won’t Solve The Problem Of Homelessness

People do not choose to end up on the streets. Only by treating them as

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