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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) https://nyti.ms/364AZLN / What opportunity looks like (David Leonhardt and Yaryna Serkez, NYT) https://nyti.ms/2LyiMgg)  Needed: Main Street Regenerators (Bruce Katz, Frances Kern Mennone, Michael Saadine, and Colin Higgins, New Localism) https://bit.ly/2AoHDk7 Why online voting isn’t safe yet (Lily Hay Newman, Wired) https://bit.ly/3dT9x6t 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) https://nyti.ms/3bDC3au 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) https://bit.ly/2LvsuzR Philly makes it easier to turn blocks into playgrounds (Catalina Jaramillo, WHYY) https://bit.ly/2yQRHCk

Duration: 27 min

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