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Urban opportunity, e-voting, and noodle hats

Urban opportunity, e-voting, and noodle hats

In the first segment [1:39-16:17], hosts Eric Jaffe and Vanessa Quirk discuss this week's top stories: Can America’s cities be engines of opportunity again? (NYT Editorial board) / What opportunity looks like (David Leonhardt and Yaryna Serkez, NYT)  Needed: Main Street Regenerators (Bruce Katz, Frances Kern Mennone, Michael Saadine, and Colin Higgins, New Localism) Why online voting isn’t safe yet (Lily Hay Newman, Wired) In the second segment [16:44 - 23:26], the hosts ask housing expert Carol Galante why it’s time for cities to embrace density. (NYT) And in the final segment [23:31 - 26:16], the hosts share what made them smile this week. German cafe asks customers to wear ‘noodle hats’ (Ewan Somerville, Evening Standard) Philly makes it easier to turn blocks into playgrounds (Catalina Jaramillo, WHYY)

Duration: 27 min

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