November 16, 2017 | By Brian Hanson

Deep Dish: Sparking Environmental Reform in China

Ma Jun is China's leading environmental activist. In this week's Deep Dish, he joins host Brian Hanson during a rare visit to the United States to talk about how he's using big data to hold corporations in China accountable to the environmental damage they're causing in his country.

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Cities as Open-Air Museums

Contemporary artist Arne Quinze, a speaker at this year's Chicago Forum on Global Cities, is known for constructing unconventional public installations in cities all over the world. Learn about his mission to change cities into open-air museums and challenge people to rethink their everyday environments.

How Museums Foster Cultural Understanding in Cities

James Cuno, president and CEO of J. Paul Getty Trust and a speaker at this year's Chicago Forum on Global Cities, examine how cities' musuems foster cultural understanding among their diverse residents.




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Chicago and Its Mexican Immigrants—a Need Like No Other

More than any other large American city, Chicago has depended on immigrants, particularly Mexican immigrants, to offset the sluggish growth of its native-born population. Yet the emergence of a new trend—negative net migration from Mexico—now threatens the city’s demographic vibrancy.


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Cities are throwing big money at companies to move their headquarters, even though the move these days usually involves a relative handful of executives. Are the moves worth it? Richard Longworth thinks so.

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| By Ivo H. Daalder

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