Residents in four New York City districts had the chance to allocate funding for community improvement themselves. Can participatory budgeting make American democracy less lonely?
Our car-dependent, suburban, homeowner culture is no longer affordable. An exhibit at MoMA examines what to do about it.
He was sanguine Tuesday night when I spoke with him by phone about his gerrymandered eviction from the US House of Representatives.
Unelected individuals are taking control of whole cities and school districts, from Flint to Benton Harbor to Detroit.
A progressive labor slate has won a historic legislative victory, overturning the traditional Democratic machine.
John Lindsay’s New York—and what it can teach us about neglected urban problems.
Ignoring the signs of dire need, the government is slashing its housing budget.
The Complete Streets movement is helping city residents reimagine their roads.
How the World Trade Center turned Manhattan into a planned community.
On MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry praises a Detroit program that provides free and reduced-priced homes to police officers.