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Sydney Is Showing Solidarity with Muslims with the Hashtag #illridewithyou

The hashtag was trending worldwide on Monday morning.

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Uber's Sydney Debacle Is Yet More Reason for Cities to Regulate It

In challenging local regulations, the ride service has gone too far in undermining public safety.

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No One's Very Good at Correctly Identifying Gentrification

A new study suggests there's a gap between how researchers think about gentrification and what journalists are telling the public.

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The Future of the American Trailer Park: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

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Remembering a Giant of New Orleans Architecture

August Perez III's influence on his city is everywhere you look.

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Is This What 'Innovation' Looks Like?

As cities go wild for innovation, Boston's award-winning District Hall tries to distill the concept into physical form.

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White Households Are Now 13 Times Richer Than Black Ones

The wealth gap between whites and blacks in the U.S. is the widest it's been in 30 years.

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In Defense of Pub Crawls

SantaCon sucks. Still, cities shouldn't ban pub crawls. Here's why.

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How Italy Put Cities in Charge

The country hopes the move will get people more involved in government—and save some money.

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What Did Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protests Really Accomplish?

Though the protesters didn't make any discernible progress towards their primary goals, there are many other ways that the movement has irrefutably changed Hong Kong.

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Why the Case for Resilience Applies As Much to Ferguson as It Does to Hurricanes

Judith Rodin's new book offers insight for a tumultuous world.

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BBC's The Game Does for Brutalism What Mad Men Did for Mid-Century Design

The Cold War thriller on BBC America stars Brian Cox and Tom Hughes—and some excellent, surprisingly intimate Brutalist architecture.

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The 5 Key Moments from Amtrak's Supreme Court Hearing

The future of on-time train arrivals depends on the high court.

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What Are the Odds Your City Will Have a White Christmas?

Decades of climate data pinpoint the nation's top spots for a snowy December 25.

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This Designer Fabric (Intentionally) Reeks of Whisky

It's a burst of fashion genius that could only originate in Scotland.

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Can Undercover Officers De-Escalate Tensions at Protests?

That's not what happened in Oakland Wednesday, when an outed officer drew his gun on demonstrators and press.

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Some Law-Enforcement Agencies Are Handling Protests Right

In two cities, police have treated #BlackLivesMatter protesters as citizens to be protected, not threats to be confronted. We should demand the same all over.

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Who Will Stop America's Plague of Hideous License Plates?

The designers behind the States Plates Project are here to help.

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How Bremen, Germany, Became a Car-Sharing Paradise

The city aims to get 20,000 residents using its system by 2020.