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Taksim Square Reloaded: Urban Policy in the New Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announces the unveiling of a new cultural center to replace a flagship of Turkish nationalism, shedding light on how the president's politics influence urban policy in Istanbul.
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Looking At “America’s Pledge” At COP23

Fifteen mayors among other local leaders stand up for climate action at COP23. We speak to them about what it means to release "America's Pledge" report.