Nation Topics - Urban Issues
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At first glance New Orleans looks like a cross between a
giant conceptual art installation or the set of a cold war disaster
New Orleans is the classic tale of two cities: one
showy, middle-class and white; the other poor, downtrodden and
An effective progressive movement must start in cities.
Urban centers are by their nature spawning grounds of progressive politics.
Some progressive municipal officials have jumped beyond the boundaries of their communities to address state and national issues.
Progressive cities in a conservative sea.
A talk with hip-hop historian Jeff Chang.
A bipartisan dialogue in this election year? In New York City? During the Republican convention?! We always knew those folks at The New School were a little nutty.
Hidden in a Census Bureau report on poverty released in late August is a factoid with significant political and social consequences. Poverty has moved to the suburbs.
I could hardly believe it when I heard Jane Jacobs was still alive and
that she had written a new book, Dark Age Ahead, at the age of 88.
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