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."
Life on San Francisco’s streets for women over 50 is filled with hardships, small and large.
Local and state governments are gaining the ability to restore basic services and infrastructure.
For Yolanda Andrews, losing her house would mean losing everything. That's why she's standing up to predatory banking.
Anthony Nahr, a Ghanaian immigrant, died in a garage adjoining a celebrity-filled luxury apartment building in Tribeca.
If there was ever a response to Mitt Romney’s smug RNC laugh line about climate change—or to Obama’s failure to address it—Hurricane Sandy delivered.
Without immediate action, cities like New York and Washington face a future of massive levees, floodgates and ecological catastrophe.
As last year’s occupations showed, cities need more places the public can call its own.
City officials say social impact bonds are a smart way to raise revenue. But government watchdogs worry about creeping corporate influence.