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How to Really Run a City

The Philadelphia Citizen present former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and Citizen co-founder Larry Platt who talk about what it really takes to get sh*t done in cities on The Citizen’s newest podcast, How to Really Run a City. Enjoy new episodes with a special guest joining each month. To learn more, read Larry Platt’s article on the birth of the podcast.

Jun 28, 2023

If you've ever thrown up your hands over gentrification, convinced there is no way to avoid ousting long-time residents from increasingly expensive neighborhoods, take heart. If you've ever thought redlining, while technically illegal, will invariably continue to permeate societies without penalty, take...

Jun 6, 2023

Alarmingly, in a city that is 44 percent Black, Black-owned businesses with payroll represent less than 3 percent of the businesses in our ecosystem. This episode has our hosts sit down with Newark, NJ, Mayor Ras Baraka and Nowak Metro Finance Lab’s Bruce Katz – two experts who have a litany of solutions to address...