How cities can become places of successful transformation

Transit Talk #11 - Has municipalism failed?

For the Institute's Transit Talk podcast Solidary modernity discussed our managing director Daphne Büllesbach with the political scientist Raul ZelikLisa Jaspers from the working group Municipalism and Gesine SchwanPresident of the Berlin Governance Platform, on the municipalist movement and how cities can become places of successful transformation.

Municipalism started out with the idea of turning cities into places of democratic socio-ecological transformation. What has become of this promise in cities like Barcelona, where municipalist governments have come to power? And what about local transformation projects in Germany?