The Cookbook Theory of Economics – By Tyler Cowen | Foreign Policy. Cookbooks as a proxy for economic development…
Soon it will be possible to cook the dishes of the entire world, but only those, alas, that survive the process of commercialization and standardization.
To make it into the richest 1 percent globally, all you need is an income of around $34,00.
We’re All the 1 Percent – Charles Kenny | Foreign Policy
Why cities grow and why urban planning as we now practice it won’t really help the millions who are moving to mega-cities (read: slums) in other parts of the world.
Urban Legends – By Joel Kotkin | Foreign Policy
“Welcome to Chongqing, the biggest city you’ve never heard of.” (No relation.)
Chicago on the Yangtze – By Christina Larson | Foreign Policy
Afghanistan Through Teenagers’ Eyes | Foreign Policy. “Last year, a group of teenagers at Afghanistan’s Marefat School were given cameras as part of a photography project with teens at Philadelphia’s Constitution High School. The students snapped away, and what emerged from the Afghan side were images of culture, friends, and daily life.” (via)