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In Rio’s biggest favela, one flashy project thrives while another fails

By Julie Ruvolo RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The film “Basic Sanitation” is a 2007 Brazilian comedy about a small group of neighbors with a sewage problem who get together to ask the city for help. When the mayor’s office tells them there is no budget for basic sanitation projects, but there’s a $3,000 film grant available as part of …

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How Toronto is revitalizing its aging suburban residential towers

By Flavie Halais TORONTO, Canada — The suburban dream in North America wasn’t always about rows of individual houses, sprawling …

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Artist Workspace Prototype Rolls Down Market Street

Civic Innovation Spotlight Meeting of the Minds is working with the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation (MOCI) to …

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Battery Storage from Residential Solar to Utility Scale

Enough sunlight reaches the earth each day to meet all of our energy needs for one year including powering all …

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A People’s Park Re-envisioned by the People

What good is a park or any other kind of public space if you can’t find your way into it? …

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How to Beat the Greenest Office Building in the World

Cities are our greatest hope. They are our greatest inventions, and the most important things we will ever build. Most …

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Monrovia Mayor Clara Doe Mvogo on Ebola’s lessons

By Christopher Swope How’s this for unlucky timing? Clara Doe Mvogo was inducted as mayor of Monrovia, the capital of …

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Dear 2015: An Invitation to Participate in a Global Discussion on the Future of Cities

Meeting of the Minds and Morris Strategy Group invite civic-minded leaders across sectors to participate in a group blogging event on October 6th. The event …

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Nairobi’s tech scene makes headway into its slums

NAIROBI, Kenya — This city has one of Africa’s hottest technology scenes, making it a fitting host for the entrepreneurship …

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