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The Pandemic Has Revealed How Vulnerable Our Cities Truly Are

We made all our cities look the same, then Covid-19 hollowed them out

New York skyline against a blue and silver background.

There’s perhaps no better time than now to read Metropolis, historian Ben Wilson’s new book about global urban development and the cosmopolitan existence. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic prompted many to flee cities for greener pastures



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Max Ufberg

Writer and editor. Previously at Medium, Pacific Standard, Wired