Can Global City Innovation Overcome National Dysfunction?

June 4th, 2015 United States of America


By: Next City

"Just give cities a chance!” That was Benjamin Barber’s rallying cry at the Chicago Forum on Global Cities last week. The senior researcher at the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, found a receptive audience by arguing that mayors are problem-solvers who find solutions where national leaders can’t.

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