Saskia Sassen

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Name: Saskia Sassen
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Our global cancer: Machiavelli and oligarchic democracy

Machiavelli wrote that when we are trying to understand politics and the history of human societies, much can be explained in terms of the eternal conflict between two fundamental desires. One is the desire of the grandi - that is, the super-rich and ... [Published Sott.net - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

With TTIP, EU and US promise a transatlantic trade miracle

Saskia Sassen @SaskiaSassen is professor of sociology and co-chairs The Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University in New York. She is a leading scholar on globalization and cities.DW: It seems like we live in a period of major international trade ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Charlie Rose, Grupo Aranea, Mill St. Skatepark, and Longwood Gardens are among this week's winners

anchor2014 Finalist of America’s Best Public Restroom - Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaEvery Monday, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on Bustler from ... [Published Archinect - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

WAF 2014: The Countdown Begins

New sessions and speakers announced as Singapore gears up for the world’s largest architectural eventThere are only three weeks to go before World Architecture Festival 2014 begins in Singapore. World Architecture Festival (WAF) is the world’s largest, ... [Published The Plan - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: World Architecture Festival 2014 adds Ole Scheeren as speaker + new conference sessions

anchorThe anticipated 2014 World Architecture Festival is less than a month away! Taking place at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on October 1-3, WAF is expecting over 2,000 visitors from over 60 countries to experience a jam-packed program of conferences, ... [Published Archinect - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

#FixEurope Campus, Oct 21-24 in Berlin

The Europe-wide civl society organisation, European Alternatives, is holding a 'Fix Europe Campus' in Berlin on 21-24 October.sans-serif">After having run a series of large scale projects over the years dedicated to building a transnational movement ... [Published Migrants Rights Network - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Tariq Ramadan and the reconfiguration of Islamic authority on Web 2.0

By | Al Jazeera  –Tariq Ramadan's recent article " Why I will not attend the ISNA and RIS conferences " has caused a considerable amount of consternation as well as self-reflection within American Muslim circles. Ramadan writes that he will not be attending ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto has a growing global influence, which we likely can’t maintain: Hume

When word came down recently that Toronto is the tenth “most influential” city in the world , the reaction here was muted to say the least.The police didn’t have to arrest delirious demonstrators chanting, “We’re number 10. We’re number 10.”Before that, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

The World's Most Influential Cities

In the past century, the greatest global cities were generally the largest and centers of the world’s great empires: London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. Today size is not so important: Of the world’s 10 most populous cities, only Tokyo, New York and Beijing ... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Vultures

At the same time that U.S. courts are limiting the ability of foreign citizens to sue American corporations for their malfeasance abroad , they are facilitating U.S. banking companies to collect debts from poor developing world nations , as Saskia ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The illusion of opportunity: the "global city" revisited

!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->/p> Theorising the "global city" must now account for the increasing scale of income inequality, socio-economicsegregation and sharply disjunctive living conditions which characterizethose global urban spaces ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Links for 6-30-14

The Myth of America’s Golden Age - Joeseph Stiglitz House Hypocrisy on Insider Trading - NYTimes.com Why Are the Super-Rich So Angry? - James Surowiecki The Pitchforks Are Coming… For Us Plutocrats - Nick Hanauer Saskia Sassen on austerity and social ... [Published Economist's View - Jun 30 2014]

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Our global cancer: Machiavelli and oligarchic d... [Published Sott.net - Sep 22 2014]
With TTIP, EU and US promise a transatlantic tr... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 19 2014]
Charlie Rose, Grupo Aranea, Mill St. Skatepark,... [Published Archinect - Sep 15 2014]
WAF 2014: The Countdown Begins [Published The Plan - Sep 12 2014]
UPDATE: World Architecture Festival 2014 adds O... [Published Archinect - Sep 08 2014]
#FixEurope Campus, Oct 21-24 in Berlin [Published Migrants Rights Network - Sep 04 2014]
Tariq Ramadan and the reconfiguration of Islami... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 02 2014]
Our honorary graduates [Published The University of Warwick - Aug 28 2014]
Toronto has a growing global influence, which w... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 25 2014]
The World's Most Influential Cities [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 15 2014]
The World's Most Influential Cities [Published Forbes.com - Aug 14 2014]
Vultures [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 04 2014]
The illusion of opportunity: the "global city" ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 30 2014]
Links for 6-30-14 [Published Economist's View - Jun 30 2014]
The Ugly City Beautiful: A Policy Analysis [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jun 17 2014]
Countdown to oblivion: The real reason we can’t... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 23 2014]
Useless European elections? [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 20 2014]
re:publica 2014 – Saskia Sassen: Brutalit... [Published VideoGold.de - May 08 2014]
Another road for Europe: appeal for the Europea... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 06 2014]
The Rise of the Executive Headquarters [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Apr 15 2014]
Culling the Human Herd in 21st Century: The Sav... [Published Scoop NZ - Scoops - Apr 09 2014]
The resilience of neoliberal urbanism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jan 28 2014]
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The World's Most Influential Cities [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 15 2014]
In the past century, the greatest global cities were generally the largest and centers of the world’s great empires: London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. Today size is not so important: Of the world’s 10 most populous cities, only Tokyo, New York and Beijing ...
Vultures [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 04 2014]
At the same time that U.S. courts are limiting the ability of foreign citizens to sue American corporations for their malfeasance abroad , they are facilitating U.S. banking companies to collect debts from poor developing world nations , as Saskia ...
Links for 6-30-14 [Published Economist's View - Jun 30 2014]
The Myth of America’s Golden Age - Joeseph Stiglitz House Hypocrisy on Insider Trading - NYTimes.com Why Are the Super-Rich So Angry? - James Surowiecki The Pitchforks Are Coming… For Us Plutocrats - Nick Hanauer Saskia Sassen on austerity and social ...
The Ugly City Beautiful: A Policy Analysis [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jun 17 2014]
When it comes to the future, Detroit and San Francisco act as poles in the continuum of American consciousness. Detroit is dead and will continue dying. San Francisco is the region sipping heartily from the fountain of youth. Such trajectories, according ...
Countdown to oblivion: The real reason we can’t... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 23 2014]
Saskia Sassen in Salon: There was a time when the environmental damage we produced remained somewhat localized, confined to specific places. That time is gone. Today, nonindustrial areas, such as Greenland and the Antarctic, experience the industrial ...
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