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17.10.2018
Solidarity and Democracy in the City

Change in Poland today is part of a broader global transformation, and one which sees a deep urban-rural divide. What role can cities play in stopping the authoritarian populist wave?

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10.10.2018
The New Urban Crisis: Beyond the Superstar City

Richard Florida’s critical assessment of inequality within and between cities diagnoses the problem, but fails to offer real answers.

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14.09.2018
Putting Warsaw On Track – State of Play Before the Polish Elections

Warsaw mayoral candidate Jan Śpiewak discusses the ways Poland’s capital needs to change.

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24.08.2018
The New Urban Crisis: A Manifesto For the Status Quo

Growing inequality has become a hallmark of many cities. For this reviewer, Richard Florida’s latest book is a worrying prescription for more of the same.

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12.06.2018
Miami afloat: facing climate reality in the USA

While the Trump administration tears up international accords, US cities take a stand on climate change with the support of allies around the world.

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10.01.2018
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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05.01.2018
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.

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08.12.2017
“Stuck in ambivalence” – The Segregation of Roma in European Cities

Why are Roma overrepresented among marginalised and racially segregated households across Europe? A scholar of cities and segregation gives his answer.

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30.11.2017
Cities to the Rescue

Cities could become a welcoming and protective hub for refugees in Europe – but not without financial support to stimulate their economy and create jobs. An interview with Gesine Schwan.

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30.11.2017
Architectural Exclusion: Race and Class in the City

The layout and design of our cities excludes certain people from certain places and opportunities.

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