Cities After...The Growing Suburban Divide: Contradictions in the Future of Sprawl - Pt. 3


[S02 E03] *This episode is being re-aired*

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In this episode of Cities After…, Prof. Robles-Duran breaks down the allure for many average working millennials of moving to the suburbs. Robles-Duran looks at five key contradictions of the contemporary American Suburban Divide: politics, wellbeing, remote work, climate change and economic opportunity. Speculating on dystopian and utopian post-covid scenarios, Robles-Duran ends with a call to action for everyone to join housing movements against sprawl and in favor of metropolitan affordable housing for young generations and the planet.

Cities After... is a Democracy At Work production. Launched in May of 2021, it is a bi-monthly podcast about the future of cities; grounded in our daily urban struggles, it is part dystopian and part utopian. The intention is to entice civic imagination into action, because a more just and sustainable urban future is possible. A new episode is released every other Tuesday at 4pm EST.
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  • Allan Hansen
    commented 2023-01-16 02:54:35 -0500
    The first episode of this podcast was released in May of 2021, and it is about the future of cities. It is based on the struggles that we face in our own cities on a daily basis, and it is both dystopian and utopian.

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