Daniel Brook

Daniel Brook is a journalist and author whose latest book, A History of Future Cities, was published in February.

Feb. 25 2013 5:41 AMSlumdogs, MillionairesThanks to Mumbai’s land reform act, the very rich and very poor have become next-door neighbors.
Jan. 18 2013 2:11 PMEast Meets West CoastSnoop Dogg tours India, where rap lyrics are under fire.
May 15 2012 11:15 AMThe Wire vs. TremeDavid Simon hosts a battle of the bands between Baltimore and New Orleans.
Sept. 9 2009 7:03 AMMohamed Atta Confronts the Historic Muslim Monuments and Modern High-Rises of Cairo
April 29 2008 6:23 PMMickey Mouse OperationForget Miley Cyrus. Check out Disney's Chinese underwear ad.
Feb. 21 2013 11:58 AMNew York Should Hate the Voting Rights ActWhy the city is taking a principled stand to defend it.
Nov. 27 2012 1:11 PMForeign InfluenceCan a death row inmate in Virginia save his life by claiming he’s Ukrainian?
Sept. 10 2009 9:40 AMIn Aleppo, Syria, Mohamed Atta Thought He Could Build the Ideal Islamic City
Sept. 8 2009 9:32 AMWhat Can We Learn About Mohamed Atta From His Work as a Student of Urban Planning?
Dec. 26 2007 11:24 AMIt's Way Too Easy Being GreenThe decidedly dupable system for rating a building's greenness.



Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?


Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

One of Putin’s Favorite Oligarchs Wants to Start an Orthodox Christian Fox News

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

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