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How to Make a City - City Planning, Urban Development, and City Policy

Feb 18, 2019

If you could build a city from scratch, with all of the current resources the new digital economy has to offer, what would your infrastructure look like? Dean Madison, CEO of T.D. Madison and Associates, is guiding private sector utility leaders and municipal experts in their preparation for the "Smart City" of our not...


Jul 9, 2018

What does naturalization mean for immigrants seeking United States citizenship? According to research by the Cities for Citizenship initiative, it could mean $3,200 in extra income per year per immigrant and a $37 to $52 billion increase in overall national GDP. That's because foreign workers are able to more easily...


Jun 25, 2018

According to urban economist Richard Florida, the “creative class” is a population of talented young professionals who bring a wealth of new ideas and innovation to a wide range industry sectors. Cities have been competing for these types of professionals as a means to boost local economic development and prosperity...


Jun 18, 2018

Born out of the Bronx and often accompanying waves of cultural reckoning, hip hop has filled a social and creative void all over the world for almost five decades. Independent hip hop artist FatRat Da Czar explains the phenomenon of hip hop’s deep impact on community development- first through individual...


Jun 11, 2018

Serial tech entrepreneur, Raghav Badiger, has visited 49 countries and spent extensive time all over the globe. In the mean time he’s perfected the art of becoming “at home” in new cultures, which has a lot to do with being open to new experiences and people. In this episode we hear about the strange world that is...