In Defense Of The Suburbs

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said of COVID-19, “If you reduce the density you can reduce the spread.” As we look to a new world laden with pandemic worries, the message might as well be, “get out of town.” Ian Bogost, contributing writer at The Atlantic and the Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about ditching the urban core for peace — and distance. His article his headlined “Revenge of the Suburbs.”

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