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Who will be the next to die because our cities spend money on sports stadiums instead of basic infrastructure?

Millions will be spent to bring the biggest event in sports to the Superdome, while the victims of Hurricane Katrina remain on the sidelines.

The foreclosure crisis is far from being resolved. Wright says that banks are still pursuing even those who have already given up their homes.

Why the home loan industry won't (and can't) fix itself.

In the second 9/11, all the pain and torture is in the neighborhood.

The Democratic Party found its voice in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. It owes the people of New Orleans a real recovery.

The mayor's budget plan would close libraries. The people say, Think again.

Industry insiders reveal how predatory lending made it more profitable to run a mortgage shop than to sell drugs.

Advice and resources for preventing or fighting foreclosure.

This week in Baltimore, the first protester in a civil disobedience campaign to resist foreclosure was arrested. Is there more to come?

Blogs

For many of Brazil’s residents, the battles between World Cup teams aren’t nearly as important as the battle to keep their homes, or to protest free from the threat of violence.

June 16, 2014

As a major city opts for a minimum wage that’s double the federal rate, what seemed an improbable goal gets very real.

June 2, 2014

Two top Christie aides were subpoenaed in an ongoing investigation into the Port Authority slush fund.

June 2, 2014

Community groups say building a trauma in Chicago’s South Side would save lives.

May 19, 2014

Christie’s former top political aide and the governor’s spokesman dispute each other’s recollections.

May 16, 2014

Why is an accrediting commission targeting a well-performing college serving underprivileged communities?

May 15, 2014

A former aide says Christie's deputy chief of staff was "instrumental," but for whom?

May 7, 2014

Will the Pulaski Skyway bring down New Jersey’s governor?

May 5, 2014

A big-city mayor proposes moving toward $15-an-hour. A movement builds.

May 2, 2014

Counties and cities are posing a challenge to the Obama administration, whose immigration enforcement mechanisms lean heavily on the partnership between federal and local agents.

May 2, 2014