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Peeps 05 Reading List

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David Remnick: Catharsis and Hope in New York ↗

The New Yorker Radio Hour / 04.10.2020

David Remnick harkens to the ways in which New York has changed on the ground in this poetic piece for the New Yorker Radio Hour, addressing how life in the city has been defined by encounters, and how that life is now determined by the absence of encounter.

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The Desperate Need for Localism ↗

The Guardian / 03.20.2020

Global crises need need not only international solidarity but also locally-based solutions to them for communities to survive.

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Arundhati Roy: ‘The Pandemic is a Portal’ ↗

The Financial Times / 04.03.2020

Arundhati Roy’s insights on how the pandemic is forcing ‘humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew.’

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The Poverty of Progress ↗

The New Internationalist / 02.24.2020

An in-depth look into the international price we pay for the illusion of infinite economic progress.

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4 Peeps Media List

Peeps’ inaugural media list, curated and kicked-off by our editor Ife Olatunji, focuses on afrofuturism in its many forms.

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4 Peeps Play List

The playlist, for Issue 4, kicked off by our editorial team but to be expanded by our readers/listeners, is here!

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Un-Settling the City

The Peeps team interviewed filmmaker Lisa Jackson about her VR film Biidaaban, Indigenous futurism, and how to imagine life in a city reclaimed by nature.

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4 Peeps Reading List

Peeps editor Cat Ashton kicks off our reading list with a bevy of speculative fictions about the future.

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Peeps Playlist

Peeps Playlist 1:
September 16th, 2019.

Cultural context and a healthy dose of human insight mix to make some great tunes in our first playlist. Help us make it deeper and richer (and more fun :))…

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The New Normal of Urbanism in Our Globalized Cities ↗

Podcast by Kristen Jeffers and Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman / 09.11.2016

A wonderful new podcast by two urbanists with years of experience studying, commenting on, and creating urban spaces. Coming from the perspective called “third wave urbanism”, this is the new normal of human-scale urban thinking from a female point of view

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On Placemaking

Placemaking. It’s been called everything from a buzzword to a movement. It even comes in varieties like “creative.” But what is it? What makes it such a hot topic?