Alastair Boone

Alastair Boone

Alastair Boone is an editorial fellow at CityLab.

As Trump Comes to Town, Phoenix Mayor Amplifies His Unusual Plea to Postpone

Greg Stanton says his police are prepared to work overtime. But that is not without a cost to the city.

Why Are Teen Pregnancy Programs Getting Cut?

An Obama-era program to lower the teen birthrate, widely considered a success, is losing its funding, and public health officials demand to know why.

The Sounds of Protest Are Getting Louder

Why an artist from the U.K. is mapping the din of dissent.

Protestors outside of Governor Andrew Cuomo's office in New York.

There's New Research Behind the Contention that Airbnb Raises Rents

A preliminary analysis of 100 U.S. metro areas suggests Airbnb bears at least some responsibility for soaring housing costs.

The Power of American Mayors to Resist Trump's Transgender Military Ban

A Trump administration official dared local electeds to stand up against the ban. They did.