Episode 22: How cities can save themselves, because no one else is going to by The podcast for people who expect more from Philly

CityWorks Xpo · February 23, 2018


David Thornburgh chats with Jeremy Nowak (at right in photo) and Bruce Katz, authors of a new book called “The New Localism.” Their thesis: Many American cities have more things going for them than they seem to realize – untapped wealth and assets that could enable them to address many of their challenges. Those cities just have to stop behaving in 20th-century ways, including waiting for federal help that isn’t coming anytime soon. Nowak and Katz talk about cities on the rise – yeah, Pittsburgh, we’re talking about you – that offer lessons in how to flip this switch.

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