I could write all about the many benefits of cities, which I’ve been doing nearly everyday on here lately it seems, but rather than do that again, I’ll just direct you to the awesome video above of Jon Stewart interviewing Harvard economist and author of the new book, Triumph of the City, Edward Glaeser. The NYTimes also published a good-looking review of Triumph of the City last week if you want to read more on Glaeser and his new book.
- Power Shifting from Nations to Cities
- Physicist “Solves” the City, Turns It Into an Equation
- Cities as the Solution, Not the Problem