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money.power.land.solidarity. is a Minneapolis-based podcast about economic and urban development, local politics, race, class, wealth, and culture from a working-class leftist perspective. Our entry point was the Upper Harbor Terminal Development, a project slated for North Minneapolis' river front, and continues to be core to our conversations and interviews.
 
Language moves fast and Word Bomb is here to help. Unpacking one explosive word per week, hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta talk to experts and dive deep into lived experiences to share stories the dictionary doesn't tell you.
 
Tufts University and Shareable.net present Cities@Tufts, a free series exploring community innovations in urban planning. The live discussions are moderated by professor Julian Agyeman and the podcast is hosted by Shareable's Tom Llewellyn. The sessions will focus on topics such as Environmental justice vs White Supremacy in the 21st century; Sacred Civics: What would it mean to build seven generation cities; Organizing for Food Sovereignty; From Spatializing Culture to Social Justice and Pu ...
 
Jose Huizar grew up in Boyle Heights – a working-class Latinx neighborhood in L.A. Eventually, he became their councilperson. And, for the most part, people trusted Huizar... until the day the FBI raided his home and offices, looking for evidence of corruption. The Feds would go on to say that Huizar led a criminal enterprise based in city hall. He stands accused of taking bribes from luxury developers as his constituents were displaced from their homes. This season of Smoke Screen is a coll ...
 
Delivering conscious commentary on issues affecting our community and businesses, as well as events happening on a social, political and global scale. Broadcasting live every 1st and 3rd Sunday morning of each month from 10am to 11am eastern standard time. www.BlackPillRadio.com
 
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Where true New York City living -- the places, buildings, and culture -- collide. It's the Brick Underground Podcast, from BrickUnderground.com. As New York City's most popular and trusted source of real estate advice, BrickUnderground speaks directly to New Yorkers seeking solutions to their real-estate and apartment-dwelling needs.
 
Brought to you by the staff of the Street Sheet, the nation's oldest newspaper bringing you the word on the street about homelessness and poverty directly from those who live it. We answer your burning questions about homelessness in San Francisco because we know that homeless people themselves are the experts when it comes to ending poverty.
 
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This is a pivotal moment for west Louisville. There's a track & field complex planned, a new YMCA in the works, and the renovation of Beecher Terrace. But as property values rise, so do property taxes, and that can be a hardship for the people already living there. Is this revitalization? Or gentrification? Here Today will track the changes in Louisville's West End, and tell the stories of the people who call it home.
 
A podcast about how and why gentrification happens. Season 3, produced in partnership with WLRN, Miami’s public radio station, introduces us to “climate gentrification,” reporting about the ways climate change, and our adaption to it, may seriously intensify the affordable housing crisis in many cities. In many parts of the US, black communities were pushed to low-lying flood prone areas. As Nadege Green reports, in Miami, the opposite is true. Black communities were built on high elevation ...
 
Fathering 365 is an podcast for appreciation for father's all around the world. That also helps with advice, information for parents or parent about health, financials, Charity's, give aways, legal information. Also dad jokes, serious discussions and small businesses. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-smalls/support
 
With audio postcards from the streets, and inspiring interviews with community activists, we address issues of homelessness, the disappearance of public space, gentrification and the value of helping each other out from our base in Reno, Nevada. We do live reporting, micro storytelling and spoken word. As we face an affordable housing crisis, what happens to our most vulnerable?
 
The #GroundingsPodcast is a place where organizing, theory, and history come in contact with dialogue, experience, and storytelling. The title "Groundings" is in honor of the revolutionary educator Walter Rodney, whose concept of "groundings" as a form of radical, political, dialogic, and communal education inspires the conversations on this podcast. Groundings: we sit, we listen, we talk, we share, and we learn.
 
Open City is dedicated to making the urban landscape more open, accessible and equitable. This feed includes our weekly show, The Londown which features news and analysing coving the big issues in London's built environment, and longer form shows breaking down big issues connecting architecture and politics with in-depth interviews. The show is hosted by a roster of rising stars in architectural criticism, planning and public engagement, and will feature interviews and discussions with leadi ...
 
Future Cities is a monthly podcast that aims to increase awareness of, and to catalyze action on, urban resilience. The show examines this topic by discussing ongoing research, highlighting current efforts, and sharing stories of resilience in cities across the world. By exploring a wide variety of perspectives, the show digs deep into understanding the many dimensions of resilience and the ways in which cities prepare themselves for the extreme weather events of tomorrow. New episodes will ...
 
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As LA makes safety improvements during rapid neighborhood development south of the 10 freeway, locals ask why now, and who are these changes meant to benefit? LAUSD is seeing a drop in COVID numbers and rise in attendance. KCRW checks in with third grade teacher Kristie Collette and high school teacher Aviva Alvarez-Zakson.…
 
Transcript available here. PK & Kristen discuss how gentrification occurs in major cities, our roles as urban transplants ourselves, and our responsibilities to slow the rate of gentrification in our neighbourhoods. ------ Do The Kids Know? is a biweekly series of discussions between community workers and educators, Prakash and Kristen, that unpack…
 
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani talks with Pascale Joassart-Marcelli about her new book The $16 Taco. As a Professor of Geography and Director of Urban Studies Program at San Diego State University, Pascale’s research focuses on urban poverty and social justice. The $16 Taco examines the relationship between food and gentrification, how f…
 
A Recipe for Gentrification: Food, Power, and Resistance in the City (NYU Press, 2020), edited by Alison Hope Alkon, Yuki Kato, and Joshua Sbicca, is a collection of essays examining how gentrification uproots the urban food landscape, and what activists are doing to resist it. From hipster coffee shops to upscale restaurants, a bustling local food…
 
Russia's tense stand-off with Ukraine might seem like a straightforward case of one country menacing another, with about a hundred and twenty thousand Russian troops mustering on their neighbour’s border. Russia has already occupied the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, and is widely believed to be helping separatists in the country’s east. But, as an…
 
Hear Dr. Rosina Lippi-Green talk about some of her shocking findings on language discrimination and bias on campus. Lippi-Green and Avi discuss her book English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the US (Routledge, 2011) and what the academic community can do to be more inclusive of scholars with different levels of English. W…
 
The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere (U Nebraska Press, 2021) is a reclaimed history of the deep past of Indigenous people in North and South America during the Paleolithic. Paulette F. C. Steeves mines evidence from archaeology sites and Paleolithic environments, landscapes, and mammalian and human migrations to make the case that …
 
Hear Dr. Rosina Lippi-Green talk about some of her shocking findings on language discrimination and bias on campus. Lippi-Green and Avi discuss her book English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the US (Routledge, 2011) and what the academic community can do to be more inclusive of scholars with different levels of English. W…
 
Kirsten Williams Lawson used to work with rocket scientists at NASA. Now she writes books for curious kids. Kirsten is the author of the picture book released several months back, A TRUE WONDER: The Comic Book Hero Who Changed Everything, illustrated by Katy Wu (Clarion, 2021). She is also author of WOOD, WIRE, WINGS: EMMA LILIAN TODD INVENTS AN AI…
 
The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere (U Nebraska Press, 2021) is a reclaimed history of the deep past of Indigenous people in North and South America during the Paleolithic. Paulette F. C. Steeves mines evidence from archaeology sites and Paleolithic environments, landscapes, and mammalian and human migrations to make the case that …
 
Hear Dr. Rosina Lippi-Green talk about some of her shocking findings on language discrimination and bias on campus. Lippi-Green and Avi discuss her book English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the US (Routledge, 2011) and what the academic community can do to be more inclusive of scholars with different levels of English. W…
 
Dr. Stephanie (Sam) A. Martin’s new book, Decoding the Digital Church: Evangelical Storytelling and the Election of Donald J. Trump (U Alabama Press, 2021), is a fascinating exploration of the way that sermons, particularly those delivered by white evangelical pastors with sizeable congregations, link together storytelling, patriotism, conservative…
 
Hear Dr. Rosina Lippi-Green talk about some of her shocking findings on language discrimination and bias on campus. Lippi-Green and Avi discuss her book English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the US (Routledge, 2011) and what the academic community can do to be more inclusive of scholars with different levels of English. W…
 
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani talks with Kim Severson about her predictions for a new year in food. The award-winning New York Times journalist takes Dani through several predictions including the rise of mushrooms, environmentally sustainable foods, and Netflix inspired desserts. And most important, Severson says, is to practice kindne…
 
This week, our new host Rachel Copel catches up with the Andrew Waugh, the founding director of Waugh Thistleton Architects and advocate for low carbon design and construction. Our top stories this week include the future of Richard Rogers' iconic Lloyd's building, the new carbon report which slams the Marks and Spencer flagship store demolition, t…
 
Episode 29 of Journey To DevelopHer Podcast Features business and credit mentor, Coach Legend. He has countless years of experience in business development and leadership. We recently partnered in a Financial Literacy and Wealth company which has changed the lives of thousands of families across the USA. We discussed the importance of credit, boost…
 
"I think that housing is just fundamental and it's, unfortunately, not really a right, right now in our country" - Dan Sawislak Since 1970 California has not been building enough housing especially affordable housing. The latest estimate of California's housing shortages ranges from 3 to 4 million housing units. This decades-long lack of housing im…
 
A political party worker who produces crowds for electoral rallies. A “prison specialist” who serves other people’s prison sentences in exchange for a large fee. An engineer who is able to secure otherwise impossible building permits. These and other dealmakers—whose behind-the-scenes expertise and labor are often invisible—have an intrinsic role i…
 
Spanning myth, history, and contemporary culture, a terrifying and illuminating excavation of the meaning of cannibalism. Every culture has monsters that eat us, and every culture repels in horror when we eat ourselves. From Grendel to medieval Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean, and from the Ghuls of ancient Persia to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, tales…
 
At the end of the Supreme Court's 2019-20 term, the center was holding. The predictions that the court would move irrevocably to the far right hadn't come to pass, as the justices released surprisingly moderate opinions in cases involving abortion rights, LGBTQ rights, and how local governments could respond to the pandemic, all shepherded by Chief…
 
In The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton (Princeton UP, 2021), Andrew Porwancher debunks a string of myths about the origins of this founding father to arrive at a startling conclusion: Hamilton, in all likelihood, was born and raised Jewish. For more than two centuries, his youth in the Caribbean has remained shrouded in mystery. Hamilton himself…
 
When the Choctaw Nation was forcibly resettled in Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma in the 1830s, it was joined by enslaved Black people—the tribe had owned enslaved Blacks since the 1720s. By the eve of the Civil War, 14 percent of the Choctaw Nation consisted of enslaved Blacks. Avid supporters of the Confederate States of America, the Nat…
 
A political party worker who produces crowds for electoral rallies. A “prison specialist” who serves other people’s prison sentences in exchange for a large fee. An engineer who is able to secure otherwise impossible building permits. These and other dealmakers—whose behind-the-scenes expertise and labor are often invisible—have an intrinsic role i…
 
If maximizing utility leads to the greatest happiness of the greatest number of people, as utilitarianism has always proposed, then why is it that as many of us currently maximize our utility--by working endlessly, undertaking further education and training, relentlessly marketing and selling ourselves--we are met with the steady worsening of colle…
 
Uber's April 2016 launch in Buenos Aires plunged the Argentine capital into a frenzied hysteria that engulfed courts of law, taxi drivers, bureaucrats, the press, the general public, and Argentina's president himself. Economist and anthropologist Juan M. del Nido, who had arrived in the city six months earlier to research the taxi industry, suddenl…
 
In the 1960s and 1970s, New York City was beset by a host of fiscal and social crises wrought by white flight, federal and state disinvestment, and a declining tax base. The city faced rising crime, dilapidated parks and transit, skyrocketing budget deficits, deteriorating public services, and a dysfunctional and eviscerated municipal bureaucracy. …
 
Uber's April 2016 launch in Buenos Aires plunged the Argentine capital into a frenzied hysteria that engulfed courts of law, taxi drivers, bureaucrats, the press, the general public, and Argentina's president himself. Economist and anthropologist Juan M. del Nido, who had arrived in the city six months earlier to research the taxi industry, suddenl…
 
Long-term care facilities have made COVID testing requirements stricter just as tests have become harder to find. Now visitors can’t get inside. LA Fire Department Deputy Chief Kristin Crowley has been tapped to become the next fire chief, which would make her the first woman to ever lead the LAFD. A proposed bill would change when OC residents vot…
 
How do researchers navigate the complexities of the field? In Stories from the Field: A Guide to Navigating Fieldwork in Political Science (Columbia UP, 2020), political scientists from a diverse range of biographical and academic backgrounds describe their research experiences in North and South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, …
 
How do people link the past to the present, marking continuity in the face of the fundamental discontinuities of history? A Time to Gather: Archives and the Control of Jewish Culture (Oxford UP, 2021) argues that historical records took on potent value in modern Jewish life as both sources of history and anchors of memory because archives presented…
 
Jack Robinson made his name as a much-sought-after fashion and celebrity photographer during the 1960s and early 1970s, and his work is well documented in hundreds of pages of Vogue, the New York Times, and Life, as well as other publications. However, his personal life remains virtually unknown. In this study of Robinson and his photography, Howar…
 
How do researchers navigate the complexities of the field? In Stories from the Field: A Guide to Navigating Fieldwork in Political Science (Columbia UP, 2020), political scientists from a diverse range of biographical and academic backgrounds describe their research experiences in North and South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, …
 
The drug-related violence in Mexico is sometimes described as being “like a war.” Certainly the death toll justifies calling it that, with three hundred thousand people killed in the past fifteen years, many of them innocent civilians. About a hundred thousand have simply disappeared, presumed dead, and with their families left to search for them. …
 
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