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14 May 2018

Refugees Can Actually Create Jobs For Locals In Growing Cities – If Given The Chance

The term “refugee” conjures up certain images; bedraggled, desperate people hauling themselves onto lifeboats in the Mediterranean;

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14 May 2018

Countries Must Compete For Migrant Workers To Boost Their Economies

Politicians and the media expend inordinate amounts of energy debating migration, often using nativist, populist

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11 May 2018

Illinois Gains Millions from Video Gambling, but Casino Cities Fail to See Any Benefits

The State of Illinois and its local governments are happily cashing in millions from video

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11 May 2018

Big Tech Is An Extractive Industry, It Must Be Regulated As Such

The biggest scandal of the power of Big Tech is not privacy. There is a

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11 May 2018

How To Prepare Cities & Citizens For More Killer Heat Waves

As climate change takes hold, researchers are exploring what it will take for communities to

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11 May 2018

Why Racial Segregation Is A Design Feature, Not A Bug, Of US Cities

The National Housing Act of 1934, part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s ‘New Deal’ following the

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10 May 2018

Love The Bus, Save Your City

Talk of the transportation future is focused on the next shiny thing. But one old

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10 May 2018

Fewer Diplomats, More Armed Force Defines US Leadership Today

A strong legacy of U.S. leadership and engagement in global politics has been reduced today

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10 May 2018

Tourism’s Climate Footprint Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought

The industry accounts for about 8 percent of global climate emissions, and that number is

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09 May 2018

A Playful Solution To The Housing Crisis

Frustrated by her lack of self-determination in the housing market, Sarah Murray created a computer

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09 May 2018

How Cape Town Was Saved From Running Out Of Water

Late last year, as the South African government faced the prospect of its largest city

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09 May 2018

From Drone Swarms To Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionising Ecology & Conservation

Understanding Earth’s species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet

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08 May 2018

The Tech Bias : Why Silicon Valley Needs Social Theory

In the summer of 2017, a now infamous memo came to light. Written by James Damore, then

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08 May 2018

Air Pollution Increases Crime In Cities – Here’s How

The impact of air pollution on human health is well-documented. We know that exposure to

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07 May 2018

How Well Prepared Are Local Governments To Respond To Cyberthreats?

Within the past few weeks, two large American cities learned that their information systems were

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04 May 2018

Why Is New Zealand So Often Left Off World Maps?

A LITTLE OVER 2,000 MILES from Australia, there is a cluster of distinctively shaped islands. The

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04 May 2018

How Planners Plan Cities (In Star Wars & Real Life)

  This video is created by City Beautiful.

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04 May 2018

Trees Help Cities Save Money – Here’s How

Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each

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04 May 2018

Dungeons & Dragons, Not Chess & Go : Why AI Needs Roleplay

Everyone had died – not that you’d know it, from how they were laughing about

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03 May 2018

How Chop Suey Saved Chinatown

You may have hear of Chop Suey, but you probably don’t know how important this

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