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NOLA Shooting

But I’m not giving up on this precious, important city. America shouldn’t either.

As part of The Nation's mayoral candidate series, de Blasio gives his views on how to tackle economic inequality.

Progressive activists can learn important lessons from a successful grassroots campaign against transit racism.

A homeless family

An already-bleak housing and homelessness situation is about to get a lot worse.

New York’s housing crisis has pushed hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers underground.

Bloomberg

The state of the city isn't quite as wonderful as the mayor claims.

A writer navigates the empty streets and boarded-up businesses of his childhood.

Enterprise lot

It seems unbelievable, but land dedicated to the VA for housing veterans has been denied to them—and LA has more homeless vets than any city in America.

Phoenix

The city is at the crossroads of climate change—and, for a host of reasons, an unsustainable future. 

Glenn Harris discusses the goals and tactics of Seattle's unique "Race and Social Justice Initiative."

Blogs

As New York City Mayor would de Blasio embrace his progressive past, or try to please too many people?

October 23, 2013

Will the media start nodding along to Lhota's new, falsifiable script? 

October 18, 2013

With de Blasio coming out on top in last night’s debate, Republicans regroup for future attacks. 

October 16, 2013

But with any luck we will see whether their policies have character. 

October 15, 2013

The city of Washington lacks budget autonomy, so local officials are forced to cobble together a shutdown response. Why?

September 30, 2013

A big primary lead for Bill de Blasio, who ran on a promise to tax the rich.

September 11, 2013

Chicago’s parking meter deal doesn’t just sell off city assets—it uconstitutionally sells off the city’s very power to police itself.

September 5, 2013

A federal court rules that Veterans Affairs can’t lease land for rent-a-car lot, hotel laundry and film studio storage.

August 30, 2013

Paper backs Christine Quinn as heir to Bloomberg. But do Democrats really want more of the same?

August 26, 2013

Bill de Blasio has pitched his mayoral campaign with the most progressive and ambitious agenda in memory.

August 13, 2013