Kearney Global Business Policy Council, states, "The structure of the Global Cities
2015 measures both the current performance and future potential of cities
to attract and retain global capital, people, and ideas.
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Acting Governor of Jakarta, said: " We proudly invite all New Cities
Summit delegates to meet in Jakarta in 2015.
Many parents must leave their children with relatives when they move to the cities
In a 2006 NLC survey about the views of city officials on various local challenges, 14 percent of city officials from spread cities
responded that violent crime is one of the most important conditions to address in their city in the next two years, versus 8 percent of all city officials.
had the jobs, and new arrivals from the countryside provided the factories with cheap, plentiful labor.
For millennia philosophers and believers have argued that cities
must be communities of justice that nurture and support their citizens, providing individuals and families with the goods and rights they need to be fully human.
such as Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, and Jakarta prospered after deregulation of financial markets, and their urban cores flourished with Western-style, high-income commercial and residential gentrification.
Well, returning to our question, the second reason cities
are important for Christians is because, in ways that are mysterious in the Scriptures, civic living has eschatological significance because it is to be experienced (as Augustine recognized) in the light of the city of God as the true res republica.
I have great hope for our city because of Hope in the Cities
,' said Mayor Rudolph McCollum, welcoming participants to the annual Metropolitan Richmond Day breakfast.
How can cities
turn a sunny summer day into a rainy washout?
A four-part division reflects the major themes in the collection: urban space (sociability and neighbors/neighborhoods), the role of outsiders (foreigners, Jews, merchants, and women), the place of smaller centers away from the mainline of international trade (three cases -- Thessaloniki, Modon in the Peloponnese, and the cities
of Puglia), and the representation of urban centers in travel literature, painting, and culture in general.
, a partnership of leading foundations, financial institutions and the federal government, today pledged to double its investment over the next 10 years -- to $500 million -- to continue promoting inner-city revitalization.
It's no wonder cities
scurry to meet this group's demands--as the saying goes, there is power in numbers.
History is filled with examples of cities
rebuilding themselves following the devastation of war.
Tennesseeans fight back against the conquering cities