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Cities news and analysis from The Nation
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How to Turn an Outpouring of Progressive Activism Into a Winning Social Movement
Why the left needs to build power, now.
March 20, 2017
These Cities Are Pulling Billions From the Banks That Support the Dakota Access Pipeline
From Seattle to San Francisco, Albuquerque to Raleigh, cities are joining the fight to defund the controversial pipeline.
March 15, 2017
Can California Achieve Universal Health Care in the Age of Trump?
The country’s biggest state has a very interesting idea.
March 14, 2017
Can New York’s Mayor Do More to Protect Immigrants From ICE?
Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to protect immigrants from Trump’s deportation machine, but some of his own policies might get in the way.
March 13, 2017
Blue-State Secession Is Dumb and Cruel
All States Matter.
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March 8, 2017
Teachers Will Be a Formidable Force Against Trump
Teachers are working to protect undocumented immigrant students, trans students, and any student whose chance at an equitable education is at risk.
March 7, 2017
Betsy DeVos’s Education Agenda Can Be Overturned. This City Shows How.
What Philadelphia’s fight against market-driven school “reform” can teach us about resisting attacks on public education.
March 3, 2017
Can a Champion of Black Lives Matter Become Mayor of St. Louis?
Tishaura Jones is running to “uproot racism” just a few miles from the streets where Michael Brown was murdered.
February 24, 2017
Trump Admits That His Deportation Agenda Is a ‘Military Operation’
The only way to achieve a mass-deportation agenda of the scope Trump desires is to turn a person’s very existence into a crime—and his latest memorandums spell out how.
February 21, 2017
Forget the Musical—Alexander Hamilton’s Real Legacy Is the Poverty-Stricken City He Founded
So why are the leaders of Paterson, NJ, so eager to capitalize on his memory?