Maria Sanchez Diez

Maria Sanchez Diez is a news intern at Quartz.

The Dutch 'Basic Income' Experiment Is Expanding

Utrecht announced that it would give no-strings-attached money to some of its residents. Now other Dutch cities are considering similar plans.

Stockholm Is Banning Cars to Promote Green Energy

The city wants its citizens to envision life with fewer cars and more alternate modes of transport.

The Most Hellish Design for Airplane Seating Yet

Another plan to satisfy airlines’ seemingly insatiable desire to squeeze more passengers onto an aircraft.

The Potholes in Panama City Are Tweeting Their Own Repair Requests

The potholes have been fitted with motion-sensitive devices. When a car runs over one of them, a tweet is sent automatically to the account of the Ministry of Public Works.