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Philadelphia: The Great Days of John Street
The Mayor’s legacy is shaping up to be a hailstorm of scandal, a soaring deficit, and a rude reputation. So why on earth is he so happy? (May 2005)

Monocle: Can Anyone Fix This City?

It’s the richest and most unequal city in the U.S. And many voters are out for blood. As the San Francisco mayoral election heats up, one thing is clear – change had better come soon. (June 2018)

Monocle: Taming the Streets

Once considered ungovernable, Mexico City has taken its first steps to becoming a socially progressive ‘megalopolis’ — and much of the credit for that can be given to its innovative new mayor, Miguel Ángel Mancera. (October 2013)

Boston: The Mayor's Personnel Problems

To understand why Tom Menino takes so long to fill the critical job vacancies that have hobbled City Hall, you have to understand the peculiar way he handles hiring. (November 2006)

Monocle: A Man of the People

Reelected to his third term last year, Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak is marketing the city’s tap water, pushing farm-to-plate food initiatives and is a believer in people doing their civic duty. Is this the model for America’s urban renaissance? (July/August 2010)

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