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The citizens of one of our largest cities are being shut out of the decisions that will affect their future.

John Lindsay’s New York—and what it can teach us about neglected urban problems.

On MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry praises a Detroit program that provides free and reduced-priced homes to police officers.


The mayor faces a request for an aggressive post-Sandy policy.

February 28, 2014

Two interviews have new resonance since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

December 20, 2012

Politicians and developers try to lure 200 teachers to live in a struggling Newark neighborhood. Will it improve the quality of education?

February 10, 2012