Air Date: 5–28-2019
Today we take a look at the ways that how we design and fund our towns, cities and housing impacts the quality of life for everyone in society
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Municipal politicians tend to move methodically, gathering support, statistics and consensus before making changes to city streets or building a bike lane. Janette Sadik-Khan makes things happen at breakneck speed.
James Howard Kunstler, author of "The Geography of Nowhere," "The Long Emergency," "Too Much Magic," and the four-book "World Made By Hand" novel series, joins David to discuss the concept of new urbanism
If we could move to a system of affordable housing in the image of Vienna's system people would like it so much we would never go back.
Housing in the Green New Deal is vague right now, it needs to have much more attention.
Ch. 6: Being "one of the good ones" in the North - V from Central New York
Ch. 7: Racism is a pillar of Southern Culture - Mark from South Carolina
Ch. 8: The racist Obama voter - Jeff from Charlotte, NC
Ch. 9: Final comments on how anti-government ideologues have tricked America into thinking that government is incapable of doing anything well
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Cottonwoods - Feathers
- Milkwood - The Cabinetmaker
- The Spinnet - Castle Danger
- Peacoat - Studio J
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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