Category: Future Cities

Yes, no woman, no cry

R*E*S*P*E*C*T demanded the queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, in what became an anthem for the struggle for gender equality in the 70s and 80s. There was a rising optimism, globally, that perhaps finally we were gaining momentum toward gender equality. 1979 heralded the United Nations…

BRICS time is now

“History repeats itself” has become somewhat of a cliché. Yet the full quote, attributed to Karl Marx in his work ‘The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon’, is said to be: “history repeats itself; the first as tragedy, then as farce.” In this respect too, we…