The Difference Between First and Third World Urbanism
Third World cities are less planned, more chaotic. But that’s not inherently bad.
Scott Beyer | September 11, 2023
The Rise of African Telecom
Rapid expansion of fiber, satellite, and mobile technology are improving day-to-day life in Africa - much of it thanks to private investment.
Scott Beyer | September 4, 2023
Javier Milei: The Economist Leading in the Argentine Election
He could become the first libertarian president in modern history
Michael Peterson | August 22, 2023
Central Africa’s Singapore
Rwanda - namely its capital city Kigali - shows another case of the upsides versus downsides of authoritarian rule.
Scott Beyer | August 21, 2023
Hopefully the Tide is Turning for Nuclear Power in Belgium
The country has a nuclear phase-out policy, but there’s respite for it's two newest reactors
Paige Lambermont | August 15, 2023
Ethiopia: No Property Rights, Much Chaos
Constant human reshuffling within Addis Ababa shows how hard life is when governments own all the land.
Scott Beyer | August 14, 2023
Japan’s Oldest Reactor Reaches Criticality Once Again
The country’s restarting of reactors shuttered in the wake of Fukushima is proceeding apace
Paige Lambermont | August 8, 2023
The Emergent Urbanism Of Nairobi
The city’s working-class areas show the urban typologies that fill in assuming strong market demand and limited government oversight.
Scott Beyer | August 7, 2023
Nature Journal ‘Caught-Red-Handed’ in Alleged Scientific Fraud
Scientists call for full retraction of Nature’s SARS-CoV-2 Proximal Origin paper, as fraud accusations mount
Jon Miltimore | August 1, 2023