June 7, 2017 | By Brian Hanson

Deep Dish: Global Cities – Advent of the Metropolitan Power

As anti-globalist populism continues to influence the decisions of national governments, local governments are exercising their ability to stand up on a national stage and act with autonomy. On this week's Deep Dish, Governor Claudio Orrego of Santiago, Chile joins us to discuss the unique challenges and advantages of his metropolitan constituency and how big cities can work together to enact change on a global scale.

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This Week's Reads – Off the Rails

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This Week's Reads - Missing in Munich

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