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The mayor's company created a “coalition” to promote its interests in the Comcast-NBC merger, proving itself an agile peddler of influence in Washington.
Wall Street is rolling in cash again, but the rest of the city is still stuck in the Great Recession.
Nation Writing Contest Winner: Students and workers pay the price in the decline of Detroit's automobile industry.
As New York City struggles with continued foreclosures, an anemic economy and large deficits, we hear constant calls to balance the budget on the backs of those most in need. But we believe that the city can plan a recovery that narrows the growing economic divide.
There's more to the legend of Jane Jacobs than her showdown with Robert Moses.
Filling the empty streets and turning pedestrian piazzas into true commons.
The indictment of Alex Sanchez, a revered gangbanger-turned-peacemaker, raises doubts about the LAPD and whether it should be released from a federal court order.
Who will be the next to die because our cities spend money on sports stadiums instead of basic infrastructure?
The mayor's budget plan would close libraries. The people say, Think again.
Across the border from San Diego in Tijuana, a spontaneous urban space is taking shape off the radar of city planners, as an affluent city sheds its aging houses and its pieces are reassembled into creative dwellings for the poor.
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