Some 40 mayors from around the world are here in Paris for a City Lab conference, a way to network, share ideas and flex the collective muscle of municipal decision-makers.
Many on this continent wonder... are identity politics becoming more local?
There''s a growing rift within those urban areas. As hip and cool city centers become magnets of attraction for those who embrace the new world order... they''re also becoming magnets of resentment for all those who live far from the bright lights.
"People in Washington have more in common with people in Manchester and Paris than people 30 miles away"