A new interactive web map allows you to explore a reimagined geography of the United States based on socially connected commuter megaregions generated using big data.
Author: Garrett Dash Nelson
Paying renewed attention to culture, history, and environment can help us confront the problem of gerrymandering and draw electoral districts that make sense.
What do we notice if we watch Star Wars as a space epic?
A new biography of one of the founders of city planning in the US connects urban reform efforts from the early twentieth century with today’s environmental issues.
In an interview about his new book, “Planning Democracy,” Jess Gilbert challenges the perceived divide between experts and citizens.
Two new books in history and geography remind scholars to think on the large scale—both in time and space.
In a second set of reflections on “Landscapes of Extraction,” CHE members explore how communities negotiate the trade-offs of mining: private gain versus public well-being, individual enterprise versus regulatory caution, and economic necessity versus environmental risk.
Reflecting on “Landscapes of Extraction,” CHE members explore the challenges of remembering and preserving the buried histories of mining landscapes.