The Urban Data Platform is
an interactive interface that allows users to explore, visualize, compare and download data. It aims to give a complete and consistent picture of the state and trends (i.e. past and future) of European cities using interactive and visual tools to present and analyse the data. (urbact)
This is a comprehensive database for urban researchers and alike. It includes various layers of information such as demographics, urban development and economics.
It is unlikely to discuss any contemporary urban issue without considering the refugee influx, migration and, sadly, living conditions of people in war-torn countries.
Brexit evolved around a toxic discourse based on these issues and was fuelled with xenophobia and and racist rhetoric.
Verso Books published a timely ebook – The Brexit Crisis – about Brexit and its discontents. It is free to download.
The Brexit Crisis gathers together some of the most insightful and provocative reactions to this moment, from the UK and abroad, examining what happened on the 23 June and what this might mean for the UK and the EU as a whole. It looks at the ruptures, false promises and ingrained racism revealed during the campaign and afterwards. As the UK heads towards the exit, what is to be done? (versobooks)
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