Saskia Sassen

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Name: Saskia Sassen
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Mori Foundation's 'Global Power City Index 2104' Ranks London #1, New York #2, Tokyo #4

Today’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun notes the just-released 2014 Global City Power Index published by The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Studies. The index is a ranking of top “global” cities by “qualitative attractiveness” in competition with ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Can Amsterdam’s e-trikes revolutionise the city’s food system? | Cities

In recent years, Amsterdam has earned a reputation[1] as a genuine smart city. Not because it is pioneering technological urbanism – building megastructures filled with interconnected digital sensors and robots – but rather, as urban sociologist Saskia ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Our manifesto for a fairer city

A 17th century engraving of the city of Milan. All images: De Agostini/GettyIn an urbanising world, everybody says they want a fairer city. If that is the aspiration, the question is what stands in its way? What do we need to change to deliver that f ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
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 Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 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

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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]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Ugly City Beautiful: A Policy Analysis

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 ... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jun 17 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

re:publica 2014 – Saskia Sassen: Brutality and Complexi…

Find out more at: http://14.re-publica.de/session/brutality-and-complexity-global-economytbaSaskia Sassenhttp://sociology.columbia.edu/node/169Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany(CC BY-SA 3.0 DE) ... [Published VideoGold.de - May 08 2014]

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The Mori Foundation's 'Global Power City Index ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 09 2014]
Can Amsterdam’s e-trikes revolutionise the city... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
Our manifesto for a fairer city [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
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]
The World's Most Influential Cities [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 15 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]
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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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