A new working paper examines how poor U.S. families make tough decisions about stretching limited food.
A new online mapping project is aimed at dismantling the Kentucky city’s grim legacy of racial segregation.
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.
Though states often pledge to fund public schools with taxes levied on lotteries and casinos, that money tends to get funneled elsewhere.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced plans last May for a triage point to orient people more quickly into the French social system and eliminate informal encampments from city streets.
Immigration rights advocates fear that gang membership will be an easy way to criminalize whole groups of people.
During the late 19th century, blacks and whites in the South lived closer together than they do today.
An emphasis on building wide roads and highways bring the government a façade of prestige without benefiting average people.
In Louisiana, an initiative reduced segregation in the education system, but not all families saw it.
Not more charter schools, says the author of a new UCLA Civil Rights Project report: School choice is only exacerbating the effects of the city’s extreme housing segregation.
A new bill to change the application for housing tax credits would make it virtually impossible to build new low-income housing anywhere in the Lone Star State.
Hundreds of thousands of farmworkers without official papers have lived in the U.S. for more than a decade. They now worry that the American dream is slipping away.
One of the most historically resonant sites in Germany’s capital has been left in ruins.
For those who care about combating climate change, keeping the country safe for immigrants, and prioritizing LGBT and other human rights issues, it might now be time for mayors to take up the fight.
A public school in Indianapolis is more than just open to students new to America—it was made for them.
Just in case you have any questions about Tishaura Jones’s letter slamming the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s editorial board, CityLab has you covered.
Lake Erie is cleaner now that it was during the Rust Belt’s industrial heyday. But all is not well underwater.
Through large-scale demolition and clearance, American urban renewal waged a war on perceived waste—and created a new tide of it.
A near-disaster in California probably wouldn’t be averted by the kind of privatized investment that the president has in mind.