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Monday, March 27, 2017

The Midwest Is in Trouble

New Census estimates show the Snowbelt-to-Sunbelt migration pattern is deepening.

Laura Bliss

Suburban Sprawl Stole Your Kids' Sleep

Why does school start so early? Blame 1970s planning.

Mimi Kirk

What Is Really Behind the Populist Surge?

It’s not about “economic anxieties.”

Richard Florida

666 Fifth Avenue Is the Perfect Symbol for the Trump Era

From its shady financing to its spectacular design, Zaha Hadid's 666 Fifth Avenue captures the Trumpian moment.

Kriston Capps

How to Make Urban Highways Vanish

Thanks to this free open-source mapping tool, you can digitally demolish your city’s loathed urban expressways and reveal what lies beneath.

Andrew Small

The Weird Geography of Population Density

What if people were mapped like mountains?

John Metcalfe

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