I encourage the decision makers and the governments of the world to make the right decision and to include a sustainable development goal on governance so that we can truly measure the improvements in the lives of millions.
Essays and articles abound about our city these days (go ahead, add this one to the pile). We pontificate with an eye on business activity and an artistic renaissance. But how often do we take a human perspective?
In a season of political discontent -- trivialities and distractions, renewed culture wars and the rebirth of regressive impulses -- these books remind us what is really at stake in political participation and democratic tension.