A short documentary shows how warehouse dance parties, rooftop pop-and-lock sessions, and motorcycle stunts help young Egyptians reclaim neglected spaces.
“An act of transforming the wasteland is seen as a redemptive activity that’s going to save the individual, the society, and the nation.”
Data analysts are trying to give community development advocates the tools they need to fight displacement and economic decline.
Before the Civil War, Northern states opted out of enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act—and the Supreme Court backed them up.
In nine out of the ten cities that accepted the largest number of refugees, crime went down—sometimes dramatically.
Rent anxiety and fears of displacement fuel support for obstructing market-rate housing in pricey cities.
A new report shows how immigrants fueled regional inventiveness, bolstered creative momentum within their industries, and drove long-term technological growth.
Two bills have already proposed doing away with a new HUD rule, following a long tradition of opposing proactive desegregation.
The city attorney of San Francisco, Dennis Herrera, just filed a lawsuit against the administration, citing a constitutional provision limiting federal power over states and localities.
A conversation with refugee attorney Mark Doss on the legal struggle against President Trump’s latest executive order.
President Trump’s ban on immigration from several Muslim countries triggers mass demonstrations at airports nationwide.
New research contradicts President Trump’s claim that these areas do "immeasurable harm" to their residents.
A wall using taxpayer money, revival of a draconian policy of policing immigrants, and punishments for “sanctuary cities” have widespread implications.
A new book argues that poor communities of color are hurt by the city’s zoning and housing policies.
To achieve its goals, any mass movement needs to recognize the disparate ways in which different people are treated in the same public space.
In hopes of thwarting the new administration, citizens and activists in towns around the country are reverse engineering the tactics of the Tea Party.
The Republican mayor of Oklahoma City, Mick Cornett, talks to CityLab about streetcars, immigration, and the nation’s 45th president.
A new open-source tool lets users compare the structure of cities around the world.