A discussion between Richard Florida, Jonathan Haidt, and the late Benjamin Barber about how how “rebel cities” can resist the Trump administration and create a new form of “urban sovereignty.”
Americans on the right have long argued for the “devolution” of power from the federal government to the states. With President Trump in office, Americans on the left should consider taking that idea further: devolving power to cities.
Edward Glaeser and Richard Florida take questions on the future of cities and how their thinking has changed.
A conversation between Ed Glaeser and Richard Florida on what urban policy needs to work towards in an uncertain future.
We need a stronger word than ‘NIMBY’ to describe how destructive “winner-take-all” urbanism can be.
Which cities have the most severe income inequality, class segregation, and unaffordable housing?
In this excerpt from his new book, Richard Florida explains how “winner-take-all urbanism” has deepened inequality, segregation, and poverty—and what cities can do about it.
In an excerpt from his new book, Richard Florida warns of “the central crisis of our times”—the growing cleavage between superstar cities and those left behind.
In an (academic) brawl over sprawl, planners are debating whether compact development contributed to a recent decrease in vehicles miles traveled.
The Bay Area’s tech hubs are the big drivers of job creation, but a new index for startup jobs—pulling from online job listings—also finds economic dynamism in other cities.
Despite their immense economic power, American metros would have to be much larger to remain competitive around the world.
Where do the five boroughs live and work?
“There are times when rational, well-educated societies lose a sense of perspective,” says urban scholar Josef Konvitz. The global populist backlash represents one of those times.
It’s not about “economic anxieties.”
Sorry, Canada—your entire economy would fit inside Tokyo.
Contrary to technology’s image as an equalizer, digital service jobs in United States have clustered and concentrated in a select few metros.
An analysis finds metros with more polarized housing values are also more segregated.
A new study exposes the futility of the $45 billion that states spend on economic development incentives.