Director, @MartinProsperiT University of Toronto, Global Research Professor NYU, Co-founder & Editor at Large @CityLab, Founder, Creative Class Group

The Geography of the World's Billionaires — New York, San Francisco, Moscow, Hong Kong, and London top the list, but some smaller cities have more billionaires than their size might suggest.

Far Away From This Week's DNC, a Philadelphia Few Know of

The basic reason why there just isn’t enough decent housing for the poor

The Geography of the World's Billionaires — Over the past couple of decades, the growth of the world's super-rich has brought about levels of global inequality not seen since the Gilded Age. Understanding where these super-rich individuals and families actually live can help us learn about their sources of wealth and how their mobility affects cities in a global economy.

How many people can live in New York City? — The city already has 8.6 million residents, plus the more than 600,000 commuters who flow in and out each day and the 58 million out-of-towners who visit each year

Cognitive Capitalism: What Is It, If Anything? — For decades, scholars, activists and social critics have grappled with how to characterize the economic shift that has transformed the United States-and, indeed, the world-since...

The Geography of the Global Super-Rich — Recent years have seen increasing apprehension over rising inequality and the growth of the so-called "1 percent." For all the concern expressed about the rise of the global...

Vice Presidential Nominee Tim Kaine's Urbanist Background

'Youthification' and the two Chicagos — Chicago is riding a wave of "youthification" - a trend that is reinvigorating parts of the city yet doing little to lift the fortunes of have-not neighborhoods on the South and...

Does Elon Musk Understand Urban Geometry? — He may be a brilliant visionary in all kinds of ways, but Elon Musk's "Master Plan, Part Deux" makes grand plans for the abolition of fixed route transit without thinking clearly about urban space: With the advent of autonomy, it will probably make sense to shrink the size of buses and transition the role of bus driver to that of [...]
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Jul 28, 2016

RT @ariane_rh: Found this @Richard_Florida book (in Hangul!) in a Book Box on 무등산 in 광조 @UofT represent!

Jul 27, 2016

RT @davidfrum: 6) and finally - will rip up his own party platform to prevent discussion of assistance to Ukraine. This is not a series of stumbles

Jul 27, 2016

RT @davidfrum: 4) Rejects US criticism of Russia, including assassinations eg inside UK and now 5) Welcomes & invites Russian espionage in…

Jul 27, 2016

RT @davidfrum: So let’s sum up Trump Russia policy. 1) Won’t honor NATO treaty. 2) Would recognize Russian seizure of Crimea 3) Wd end sanctions (more)

Jul 27, 2016

RT @paulg: @Richard_Florida That is pretty scary considering how you felt about Ford.

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