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Talk of the Town: Exploring the City in Europe

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Gej volume 16 | Talk of the Town: Exploring the City in Europe

'Talk of the Town' focuses on cities and their significance across Europe and beyond, both as the site of key transformations and new dynamics, but also as political actors in their own right.

Our Sustainability is Someone Else’s Disaster: Cities and the Environment
Are smart techno-managerial solutions the perfect alibi for resource extraction and inequality in our cities? We talked to author and academic Maria Kaika about the way that green technology so-called solutions are sometimes anything but, and can displace real action.
EN
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Car Wars: The Future of Europe’s Car Industry
Car Wars: The Future of Europe’s Car Industry
Europe's car industry needs to get ready for massive change, fast.
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Baby Steps on the Road to a Basic Income
Baby Steps on the Road to a Basic Income
Various Dutch cities have started basic income experiments. But restrictions from central government are making some veer from the founding principle. How will it play out?
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Time to Elect a European Constituent Assembly (Without Asking Anyone’s Permission)
Time to Elect a European Constituent Assembly (Without Asking Anyone’s Permission)
Hacking the 2019 elections to build a democratic Europe.
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‘What we have achieved has to become the benchmark’ – Interview with Reinhard Bütikofer
‘What we have achieved has to become the benchmark’ – Interview with Reinhard Bütikofer
Why the Jamaica coalitions talks with Merkel failed and where things will go from here.
DEEN
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Refugees and the city: time to re-define roles and responsibilities?
Refugees and the city: time to re-define roles and responsibilities?
Cities should be trusted to take the lead on the integration of newcomers.
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‘Now we have to see where viable bridges can be built’  – Interview with Reinhard Bütikofer
‘Now we have to see where viable bridges can be built’ – Interview with Reinhard Bütikofer
Last November, we spoke with German MEP Reinhard Bütikofer on the Jamaica coalition talks.
DEEN
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Fighting Talk: Competing Visions of European Defence Cooperation
Fighting Talk: Competing Visions of European Defence Cooperation
What are the prospects for deeper European integration on defence? We spoke to two experts to get their take.
EN
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Gender in Focus
This week the focus is on gender and women's rights - we compiled the best articles and interviews from our archives.
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