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FutureCity explores the past, present and future of urban living. Join us in a conversation on the biggest threats and largest opportunities confronting cities across the globe.

FutureCity explores the past, present and future of urban living. Join us in a conversation on the biggest threats and largest opportunities confronting cities across the globe.
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FutureCity explores the past, present and future of urban living. Join us in a conversation on the biggest threats and largest opportunities confronting cities across the globe.

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@jasonhaber

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English


Episodes

Smoking and the City - City Councilmember Mark Levine takes on Big Tobacco while working to create a healthier, more sustainable New York.

12/4/2019
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Just when it appeared the fight against Big Tobacco was over, vaping has become an epidemic. With slick marketing designed to appeal to youths (and lock in long-term customers), this health hazard has become one of the biggest stories of 2019. As Chair of the Health Committee in the NY City Council, Mark Levine is taking on the tobacco industry, while exploring innovative ways to improve public health.

Duration:00:34:35

Infrastructure of the City of Tomorrow - A Conversation with American Triple I Partners CEO, David Cibrian

11/20/2019
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American Triple I is a developer and manager of infrastructure assets. The firm focuses on investments in infrastructure projects that either due to size or location have historically been underserved. The work with the public sector to fund and execute large scale projects that enable cities and communities to grow.

Duration:00:15:14

Creating a Progressive Urban Agenda - A Conversation with NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

11/13/2019
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From overseeing the City’s give public pension funds totaling over $200 billion in assets, to conducting performance and financial audits of City agencies, to reviewing contracts, claims, and providing oversight to the NYC budget, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer is serves a vital role in the stewardship of the city. Hear this thoughts on a progressive urban agenda and what it means when New York leads and serves as a template for other cities to follow.

Duration:00:21:52

Immigration & The 2020 Census

11/6/2019
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Gale Brewer has a huge portfolio of issues that she tackles in her role as Manhattan Borough President. From housing, seniors, transportation and health care, her plate is full. But one new issue - the stress and strain of the federal government crack down on illegal immigration, has caused new challenges for Brewer and for cities across the country.

Duration:00:23:51

Smart Cities: Financing the City of the Future with Metaprop

10/30/2019
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Prop-tech is changing cities. Don't know what that is? You'll want to hear from Metaprop, the biggest investor in the this emerging space. Aaron Block, a partner in the firm, tells us what technology and innovation will mean for real estate and cities across the world.

Duration:00:23:01

Crumblin' and Fumblin' - NYC's Housing Headache

10/16/2019
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State Senator Brad Hoylman sees it all in his District. From public housing that is falling apart, to supertall condos that largely sit empty. Hear his thoughts on how to remedy our housing stock in a way that benefits all new yorkers.

Duration:00:29:36

Global Citizens: How to Change the World

10/10/2019
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On September 28, 2019, 60,000 people attended The Global Citizen Festival in Central Park. The ticket was free, but there was a price of admission: activism. Why did concert-goers come and what issues were of greatest concern? We roamed the crowd and found out.

Duration:00:18:25

Climate and the City

10/2/2019
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New York City luxury real estate agent and urban planning expert Jason Haber welcomes councilmember Brad Lander representing the 39th District in Brooklyn to his FutureCity podcast. In episode 2, the pair discuss one of, if not, the most pressing challenges facing cities today, the climate crisis. Coming off of the General Assembly of the United Nations and protests on climate change kicked off by Greta Thunberg, Haber and Lander discuss why our planet is on the clock. Plastic pollution...

Duration:00:25:11

A Global Perspective

9/25/2019
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Join me and Elizabeth Caputo from The World Economic Forum and Manhattan Community Board 7 as we discuss what emergent technology and innovation means for cities globally and at home in NYC. We also talk about the threats of climate change and the potential of big data on cities moving forward. And you'll hear about infrastructure, population rise, income inequality and transportation alternatives. It's an action packed first episode! Join us to hear more and subscribe to the FutureCity...

Duration:00:22:08

Introduction

9/13/2019
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FutureCity explores the past, present and future of urban living. Join us in a conversation on the biggest threats and largest opportunities confronting cities across the globe.

Duration:00:04:48