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States, cities and counties give away $80 billion per year, but that doesn't seem to create stronger economies or lower unemployment.
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Freakonomics revives a tried, and tired, debate.
Massachusetts pushes diverse, dense zoning.
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It's time to start seriously planning for climate change in the city.
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