Posts Tagged ‘Urban Inequalities’

Democracy in America?

One of the first, and definitely most famous, observers of American democratic institutions saw in local government one of the key pillars to the newly established democratic system. Alexis de Tocqueville was impressed by New England townships’ degree of self-government. Today, almost two centuries after Tocqueville’s essay was published, it may be time to conclude […]

By Fernando Fernandez-Monge, on April 13th, 2018 at 10:06

FIFA World Cup, a Web Revue

Those last few weeks and days, signs popped out on European streets, announcing the  Fédération Internationale de Football Assocation (FIFA) world cup opening in Brazil tomorrow. In Europe, those are rather festive signs – mostly, adds for public viewing spaces and for food or drinks that go well with football, summer, and friendly company. But […]

By URBACT, on June 11th, 2014 at 18:54