In Denver, Colorado, a group of urban planners and architects gather to debate urban design. Joining The Takeaway is Ellen Dunham, author and Director of the Architecture program at Georgia Institute of Technology.
With Iran's economy in serious trouble, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is facing a tough reelection challenge from Mir Hossein Mousavi. Joining The Takeaway to take a look at the election are author Afshin Molavi and Radman Rabii, a Mousavi supporter.
The latest summer blockbuster, which remakes its 1974 predecessor, features a train in a starring role. The New York Times film critic A.O. Scott offers The Takeaway his thoughts on the 2009 version of ?The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3.'
Demonstrators are protesting in Australia, where dozens of assaults against Indian students have been reported in the past year. Gautam Gupta, a student who was attacked, joins The Takeaway from Melbourne to talk about the rise in ethnic tensions.
Iranians are turning to social media, an alterative to government controlled media, to receive news and express their ideas. Pooria Jafereh, Afshin Molavi, and Shappi Khorsandi join The Takeaway to talk about the influence of media on this election.
Americans are beginning to rethink whether suburban communities are environmentally sustainable. Joining The Takeaway is James Howard Kunstler, one of the urban thinkers gathering in Denver this week for the Congress for New Urbanism.