Greener, richer

Greener, richer

New research suggests that low-carbon infrastructure is not only ethical, it also yields greater economic returns.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018
The people united: Ada Colau arrives at a municipal elections rally. She was voted in as Mayor in 2015.Photo: David Ramos / Getty Images

Reclaiming the city

Progressive city governments in the Barcelona area have showed the world how turning back privatization is achievable at a local level. But there remain obstacles to be overcome, says Luke Stobart.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018

Mixed Media: Books

A Line in the River by Jamal Mahjoub; Political Tribes by Amy Chua; Building and Dwelling by Richard Sennett; Deport, Deprive, Extradite by Nisha Kapoor;

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
Anti-gentrification saint

Anti-gentrification saint

Two artists have invented a saint to protect residents from gentrification. Yohann Koshy reports.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
Illustration: Sarah John

The freedom of the city

Trust between communities is being rebuilt, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
Illustration: Sarah John

Letter from Bangui: Penthouse and pavement

The city is getting a facelift - but not everyone will benefit, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015

Housing - THE FACTS

Prices through the roof, a gaping deficit, homelessness, one billion in slums and an urban takeover.

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NI 461 - Demolition job - April, 2013
Bringing urban gardeners together in Washington DC.Photo by tedeytan under a CC Licence

Gardening in the margins

Derelict inner-city sites are being transformed by green-fingered volunteers, writes Anna Weston.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
The next financial crisis July, 2018
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Demolition job April, 2013
The arms trade December, 2011
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