Knowing How the Other Half Lives: An Essential First Step

Some say New York City is the most influential city in history. Urban scholar, Edward Soja, says New York (along with L.A.) is the more cultural diverse than any other city in history. It went from a sleepy farming community to a bustling city drawing hundreds of thousands of immigrants from every corner of the…
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The Largest Migration in Human History

We are in the midst of the largest migration in human history. For the last 50 years more than 1.3 million people have moved to cities every week somewhere in the world. Most developed nations are already three-quarters urbanized and developing nations are catching up rapidly. The significance of these statistics goes far beyond a…
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