The Great Recession and the quest for Urban Political Innovations


From my perspective, the Great Recession has had two major negative outcomes: the sharp decline in available public financial resources and, subsequently, a growing political discontent which has paved the way for populist movements’ success.

Read the intervention by Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence, Italy, delivered at the International Conference “Greece Forward III. Progressive Policies for the cities of today and tomorrow” (4th October 2017)