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Thursday, February 23, 2017

What's Wrong With Sweden?

The bizarre Twitter assault on the Scandinavian nation’s immigration policies may be based on a fiction—but that doesn’t mean all is well in Malmö.

Feargus O'Sullivan

Ride Angry

The best thing about bicycle commuting is the rage.

David Dudley

Is Detroit Really Making a Comeback?

Though it is back from the brink of bankruptcy, the city’s reality isn’t as rosy as the popular narrative suggests.

Laura A. Reese and Gary Sands

Don't Demonize Driving, Just Stop Subsidizing It

As a matter of fairness and practicality, drivers should pay for the roads they drive on.

Joe Cortright

The High Line's Next Balancing Act

The famed “linear park” may be a runaway success, but it’s also a symbol of Manhattan’s rising inequality. Can its founder help other cities learn from its mistakes?

Laura Bliss

I Was a White Guy for Rent in a Chinese Ghost City

A filmmaker shares his experience in the once-lucrative business of hiring foreigners to lure homebuyers in China’s building boom.

Linda Poon

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