Can left-behind Rust Belt cities in the U.S. catch up to booming tech hubs without magnifying local economic disparities? So far, the evidence is mixed.
Cities are supposed to be the antidote for America’s growing racial divides. But diversity isn’t enough.
A lesson from Cleveland: To avoid deepening inequality, prepare for economic growth before it starts.
We don’t know the future. Rust Belt cities need to stop planning that there isn’t one.
National coverage of ruin and revival gloss over deeper truths about these cities.