Nicole Flatow

Nicole Flatow

Nicole Flatow is the editor of CityLab. She was previously U.S. enterprise editor at The Guardian.

What Mayors Are Talking About

In their annual state of the city addresses, mayors are calling out the elephant in the room.

Cities Launch Plan to Protect Net Neutrality

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is leading a new coalition of 12 cities in a pledge to protect net neutrality—and shame companies who won’t.

Protesters lock arms as they block a driveway at the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services building in San Francisco on May 1, 2017.

'Cities Will Save Democracy If They Don’t Kill It First'

Eric Liu, a writer and thinker who teaches citizens to create their own power, has a bold challenge for city leaders.

Tokyo's Akihabara shopping district.

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