Samuel Kling

Samuel Kling

Samuel Kling is Global Cities Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an ACLS Public Fellow. His work has appeared in the Journal of Urban History, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, and elsewhere.

photo: A deserted street 
in the Saint Michel district of Paris, France.

Is the City Itself the Problem?

There’s a long history of blaming urban areas rather than economic factors for physical and moral ills. But density can be an asset for fighting coronavirus.