Will Anyone Give Rome $550 Million for Historic Preservation?, What Should the 'Sharing Economy' Really Be Called?, and more...

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Will Anyone Give Rome $550 Million for Historic Preservation?

The city says it’s going to need private donors to step in, but its reputation for corruption and dysfunction may be a deterrent.

Feargus O'Sullivan

What Should the 'Sharing Economy' Really Be Called?

Many people aren’t familiar with the term that encompasses businesses like Uber and Airbnb, while others argue that the phrase may be deceptive.

Adam Chandler

Federal Help for Poor Families With Children Is Evaporating

The deepening affordability crisis is hitting the most vulnerable the hardest: very poor families with children.

Kriston Capps

On a World Stage, Architects Imagine Detroit as the City of the Future

At this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, 12 designs envision how “the capital of urban ruins” can move forward from crisis.

Linda Poon

This 'Airbnb for the Elderly' Could Curb Loneliness in Cities

The Freebird Club hopes to form new networks among isolated older residents.

Aria Bendix

Meet the Falcons Keeping North American Runways Safe

The avian predators can lessen the threat of other birds colliding with planes.

Laura Bliss

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