Public engagement

April 9, 2019: “Governing Cities: The Building Blocks of Democracy”
Research Matters!“, Brown University

Writing

2020
“Why operational subsidies are key to reforming South Africa’s minibus taxi sector.” The Conversation. [link]

2019
“One Way to Make the Green New Deal Actually Happen: a Super-Ministry.” CityLab (Bloomberg). [link]

2018               
“Bolsonaro’s anger won over working-class Brazilians, but his presidency may betray them.” 21 December. The Conversation. [link]

“Self-styled defender of the Paris agreement is facing blowback.” 6 December. Financial Times. [link]

“Trickle-Down Authoritarianism.” 5 November. Boston Review. [link]

“Evidence against Lula was inadequate.” 9 April. Financial Times. [link]

“South Africa’s ruling party recalled President Zuma. But the ANC faces 3 big challenges.” 14 February. The Monkey Cage (Washington Post). [link]

“‘Let them occupy!’ The struggle for housing in Brazil and South Africa.” 12 February. Africa Is A Country. [link]

2017
“Somerville’s turn to ‘sewer socialism’” 18 November. CommonWealth. [link]

“Public sector must protect communities.” 25 October. Financial Times. [link]

“Danger of new localism driving urban inequality.” 25 July. Financial Times. [link]

“The threat to South Africa’s Democracy Goes Deeper than State Capture”. 20 June. The Conversation [link]

2016              
“Growth and equality can be promoted together”. 10 August. Financial Times [link]

Media interviews

2018               
Radio interview on Radio Open Source (WBUR-Boston) [link]

Podcast interview on Aufhebunga Bunga: The Global Politics Podcast at the End of the End of History (UK/Brazil) [link]

TV interview on CGTN America (CCTV — China) [link]

2017               
Radio interview on PowerFM (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Radio interview on CapeTalk/Radio702 (Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa) [link]

2016               
Quoted in Adler, David. “Story of Cities #19: Johannesburg’s apartheid purge of vibrant Sophiatown”. The Guardian (UK) [link]