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      The City as Living Laboratory: Mary Miss

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8HCNVvtNiMIn this excerpt we visit Mary Miss, a Guggenheim fellow and celebrated artist, whose organization, The City as Living Laboratory, strives to empower people to create not the cliché of the sustainable city, she...

      Commoning Our Cities: Mary Miss, Silvia Federici, Peter Linebaugh

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCmJcPkpI98 Reinventing our cities and re-enchanting the world. Who gets a say in designing where they live? What if more of us did? This week, we visit Mary Miss, a Guggenheim fellow and celebrated artist,...

      A Love Letter to Long Island City

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzpra1HL5YUAmazon might no longer be putting its headquarters here, but Western Queens and specifically, Long Island City are a new frontier for New York City's politicized land battles. A Long Island City preacher's son...

      NYC Organizers Say #NOHQ2 and Win

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcr43_0BKG0 Amazon’s New York City headquarters is off. As we go to air, it looks as if the mega-seller has pulled out of its plan to locate in New York. In a conversation recorded before that...

      Special Report: Whose Economy Is It? Ours.

      Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit has come at a cost to public services and public trust. Could it be different?

      Chinese Women Then And Now: Yang Lan, China’s Premier TV Anchor

      How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

      Extreme Cities: Ground Zero for Climate Change

      How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

      How Can Municipal Government Promote Economic Democracy?

      New York, NY... it's a city with close to a $100 billion budget every year and a deputy mayor with some pretty creative plans for how to spend it. What can one...

      Fighting for the Future of Hong Kong!

      Description This week the People’s Republic of China celebrates its 70th anniversary. Months of demonstrations continue as Hong Kong fight for the future of their...

      The Future is Public: Special Report from Amsterdam

      From Austria to Chile, Lagos to London, people are demanding policies that democratize economies and keep public resources in public hands. In just the last decade, more than 2,400 cities in 58...

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