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In New York and other cities, activists are pushing back against the persistence of inequality in death, as in life.
From Atlanta to Los Angeles, cities are becoming greener, healthier, and more humane.
Bill de Blasio was elected to unite a divided city, but some rifts are hard to mend.
While other cities have embraced heavy-handed policing tactics, Richmond, California, has offered mentoring and money to its most at-risk young men.
Ras Baraka wants to reclaim New Jersey’s largest city from charter schools and Wall Street.
Fiorello La Guardia also took office in a time of crisis—and he was open to new ideas and bold reforms.
How Bill de Blasio can help solve the twin problems of over-policing and under-educating in one swoop
What Bill de Blasio can learn from Antonio Villaraigosa
The outlook for Mayor de Blasio’s signature initiative just got a whole lot brighter.
In the Bloomberg era, the woes of wealthy parents eclipsed those of everyone else. Now we’re talking about what most families are up against.