A more sound understanding of local obstructionism could be the first step to diminishing it.
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At least one local newspaper is questioning the city’s influence over a major architectural design competition.
The city’s most privileged residents are largely shielded from the environmental hazards that plague those living on the outskirts.
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The activists want officials to spend football funds on poverty instead.
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Despite a landmark Supreme Court decision, state leaders are still finding ways to oppose low-income housing.
When there isn’t enough private space, locals make creative use of tucked-away public places.
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Rents across the city are going down, but not everyone is complying.