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The 440 Cities Driving Global Growth

Cities in emerging economies will play a huge role in increasing global GDP between now and 2025.

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Where the Uninsured Live

Keep this map in mind now that the Supreme Court has ruled to uphold Obamacare.

Chart of the Day: No Two Cities Will Recover Alike

The recession and housing crisis hit every city a little differently.

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City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

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In Northeast Ohio, Cars Are the Past, Hospitals Are the Future

Changes in employment in the Cleveland area show shifts in which industries are driving the economy.

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The 7 Biggest Cities Ever to File for Bankruptcy

The bankrupt Stockton has some company.

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A Bankrupt City, By The Numbers

Some of the factors that made Stockton the largest bankrupt city in American history.

America's Richest Cities, 1978 and Now

This chart illustrates the rise and fall of America's metros.

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Should U.K. Residents Outside of London Resent the Olympics?

Organizers are trying to sell the Olympics as 'Britain’s games.' But England's non-Londoners aren't buying it.

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Race, Gender, and the Creative Class

The creative class has opened up new avenues of advancement for women and minorities, but its existence has failed to put an end to long-standing divisions.

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Can China Reinvigorate the American Housing Market?

Maybe. But we should be doing that ourselves.

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The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited

A new economic and social order is a double-edged sword: it unleashes incredible energies, but it also causes tremendous hardships.

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War-Torn Homs, As Seen By Scooter

This short film is one of the few records of life in the city.

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How Community Colleges Can Spur Economic Development

A school in Dayton, Ohio, is training high-skilled workers to build drones, one of the city's budding industries.

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The Future of Measuring Community Sustainability

Two models explore just how much progress neighborhoods are making.

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America's Melting-Pot Cities

The metros where new American citizens live now.

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How to Fix the Juvenile Justice System

City kids are disproportionately jailed in facilities that don't meet their needs. Here's what can be done.

Broken City Lab

Life Inside the Broken City

The artist collective Broken City Lab is working to re-engage citizens in the struggling city of Windsor, Ontario.

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Homeownership Means Little to Economic Growth

The rate of homeownership has virtually no bearing on the economic development of America's cities and metros.