The minimum wage is way too low in most places, but a bit too high in a few
Memphis is working on an alternative for the expensive “you-call, we-haul” approach.
Researchers conducted in-depth interviews and discovered a lot about the pitfalls of working in the rideshare business.
How can blue cities fight back against red states? Here are four lines of defense.
Several studies suggest the drug crisis might be at least partly the result of widespread joblessness.
Cities are falling back into some bad housing policy habits. We’ve learned this lesson before.
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
We now have a foundation to work from on how to remedy racial discrimination in the sharing economy.
Most of the country understands that when it comes to government, you pay for what you get.
Groups are pushing for funding to bolster security infrastructure; some researchers say there are better preemptive measures.
A Baltimore nonprofit is pinning a lot of hopes on a small footprint.
Yes, there’s need everywhere. But we shouldn’t lose sight of the pernicious dangers of urban poverty, in particular.
“We have time to respond. We must use it wisely.”
It’s not a lack of interest, but a lack of information.
A new report fleshes out the controversial demand to cut police department budgets and reallocate those funds into healthcare, housing, jobs, and schools. Will that make communities of color safer?
Urban counties in the United States were more likely to enter the Great Recession earlier when they had a larger gap between the rich and the poor.
A vegetarian hunger-relief organization in Toronto argues that patrons shouldn’t be forced to choose between nutrition and their principles.
A German report suggests sustainable success more than two years after a wage law took effect.
A new report lays out design guidelines for community-based “justice hubs”—jails that create positive effects inside and outside their walls.
Smash-and-grab burglaries of gun stores are on the rise, and there’s not much cities can do to stop them.
Turning more and more infrastructure projects over to outside companies makes citizens more like customers.