To achieve its goals, any mass movement needs to recognize the disparate ways in which different people are treated in the same public space.
As residents breathe in the worst air in decades, the city is taking almost no meaningful action. To clear things up, officials should follow the examples of Paris, Madrid, and other European cities.
Trump staffers are reportedly building a budget proposal with major cuts to federal agencies and programs. These are the ones that could hit cities the hardest.
Voting against transit might save some people tax dollars, but it hurts women of color the most.
Many attendees of the Women’s March viewed the demonstrations as a jumping-off point; others saw them as the continuation of decades of work. Here, some of them share their stories.
One day after an inauguration marred by violence, vast crowds of demonstrators convened in cities nationwide for the markedly more peaceful Women’s March.
Skirmishes between police and protesters marked a day of dissent during the inauguration, one day before the Women’s March arrives.
In hopes of thwarting the new administration, citizens and activists in towns around the country are reverse engineering the tactics of the Tea Party.
The Republican mayor of Oklahoma City, Mick Cornett, talks to CityLab about streetcars, immigration, and the nation’s 45th president.
If the federal government stops funding scientific research, cities might have to pick up the slack.
The local leaders are breaking from tradition to weigh in on presidential politics.
How much do you really know about what’s going on in D.C. today?
The author Sarah Jaffe sheds light on why urban areas are hotspots for demonstrations.
Steven Mnuchin, the president-elect’s nominee for Secretary of the Treasury, facilitated tens of thousands of foreclosures as chairman of OneWest. Where does he stand on homeowner protections?
The ACA directed millions of dollars to urban public health initiatives addressing everything from lead poisoning to healthcare access.
The eyes of the late president gaze out from buildings and streets in cities throughout the nation, a constant reminder of his outsized political legacy.
Faced with the negotiating power of global shipping giants, the ports 32 miles apart decided to join together—and train up the workforce they’ll both need.
The Department of Education pick said a lot of things in her contentious Senate hearing. But she didn’t talk about how charter schools have fueled school re-segregation in urban America.
When it comes to academic achievement, students of color show signs of catching up to their white peers, according to a new report—but poor students are left as far behind as ever.