Mondays 61: Institutional Control

May 12, 2020

This week on the podcast Tracy McMillan of Nelson Nygaard and Chrissy Mancini Nichols of Walker Consultants join the show to talk about density and the coronavirus. Though we end up talking more about institutions because density, while a big current topic, isn’t in our minds why the virus is spreading.

Odds and Ends

100,000 retail stores could be gone – USA Today

Amsterdam to use the doughnut model – Fast Company

Making pollinators citizens – The Guardian

Main Theme Discussion – Density

The Risks, know them – Dr. Erin Bromage

Just wait on density talk – Dr. Lisa Schweitzer

Density not the problem – CityLab

A history of blaming place for problems – CityLab

France says no to short haul flights – IRJ

Density could be good for us after the pandemic – NY Times

Puppies and Butterflies

Jerry Stiller – “You Want a Piece of Me”

You can’t tickle yourself – Horizons


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