August 18, 2011, 7am PDT
The slums are either a socially cohesive neighborhoods or a major problem -- depending on who you are. This exploration into the slums of Manila show the disconnect between the people and the government about the slums and their future.
July 10, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>For the New Statesman's Andrew Stephen, last month's power failure in Washington D.C. exemplified the deterioration of America's infrastructure, which he likens to conditions he found in the dying days of the Soviet Union.</p>
December 5, 2006, 5am PST
<p>The city council in Oxford, England, is considering replacing what's left of its local businesses and public spaces with city-revenue-generating corporate chains and retail outlets.</p>
September 24, 2006, 9am PDT
This column from the UK's <em>New Statesman</em> bemoans the drab similarity of English towns. A report concludes that 42% of the nation's town's are essentially 'clones'.
March 28, 2006, 11am PST
Recent popular literature and movies have focused on megacities in developing nations. Do they symbolize the international city of the 21st century?