The former activist and New York public advocate discusses his first year as mayor.
Progressives in Richmond, California, trounced Chevron on Election Day, but the company remains a powerful local force.
While other cities have embraced heavy-handed policing tactics, Richmond, California, has offered mentoring and money to its most at-risk young men.
After years of harassment by the police, homeless Angelenos and their allies fight back.
Inspired by Seattle, Santa Fe adopts the LEAD program to divert people arrested for drug possession away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.
How a crisis intervention program pioneered in Memphis could save lives and prevent arrests.
As young community leaders take office and a progressive power base grows, machine politics is losing its grip on the Big Apple.
Since June, San Diego and Los Angeles have passed a trio of minimum wage increases. Which city will be next?
Ras Baraka wants to reclaim New Jersey’s largest city from charter schools and Wall Street.
In 2008, progressives won control of City Hall. Now, as elections loom, Chevron wants to take it back.