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Opinion

Fresh ideas for city life

Traditional structures of decision-making and power have left great swathes of the population disaffected and overlooked

Towards a new social contract

Essay

Towards a new social contract

Extinction Rebellion’s occupation and reappropriation of London’s streets, monuments and civic space reflected a widespread hunger to redraw the lines of engagement between citizens and state.

Innovators and entrepreneurs: Tara Gbolade

Interview

Innovators and entrepreneurs: Tara Gbolade

A new generation of practitioners are challenging our definitions of experts and expertise and calling for more diverse voices to be heard. Citizen talks to some of the innovators and entrepreneurs who are working across and beyond professional boundaries to improve city life.

Opinion

Queer Freedom

Essay

Queer Freedom

A more fluid attitude to gay culture might yield more adventurous and experimental approaches to city-shaping and citizenship.