Top-level vacancies and flatlined funding appear to be the Trump administration’s plans for the Census Bureau.
How the mayoral race about criminal justice reform became a race about credit cards.
A 400-bed shelter north of the city was supposed to be a model for the rest of France. One year in, it’s “anything but humanitarian and devalues the refugees.”
E.U. agencies are packing up to leave London, and the city’s international power and prestige ebbs.
In fact, they’ll do the opposite of what techno-optimists hope, and worsen—not ease—inequality.
Racial gaps in California get a county-by-county look in a new online tool.
Where working for tips means the customer is always right, waitresses, bartenders, and other tipped-wage workers endure stunning rates of sexual harassment.
London really tried to use the 2012 Games to improve people’s lives. A new report shows the skeptics were right all along.
School officials in Jefferson Parish have embraced a much softer approach to discipline than just a few years ago. And suspensions are down dramatically.
A new survey finds Seattle residents are ambivalent about the dramatic economic expansion in their city.
Black communities have long practiced core tenets of the lifestyle—yet are not well-represented amongst its most recognizable influencers.
A Carolinian drives along a familiar road to make sense of what exists in between the South’s most regressive and progressive narratives.
Switzerland’s biggest city clamps down on 132 millionaires currently living in public projects.
How a popular meme about neoliberal capitalism and fast-casual architecture owned itself.
A new study maps digital-skilled jobs across industries, metro areas, and demographic groups, revealing deep divides.
The region’s “chemical genies” of the early 20th century were heralded as reaching into the future to create a more abundant life for all. Instead, they deprived future generations of their health and well-being.
They’ve been called “no-go zones”—regions where no rules apply. To residents, they’re neighborhoods that are stigmatized and neglected. Why haven’t targeted policies to fix them had the intended effect?
“We are okay with those areas being a danger and a disaster waiting to happen.”
A new Google campus in San Jose will be a chance for the tech giant to pioneer a more equitable form of urban development—and regain public goodwill.
Cities that were at the forefront of limiting their own participation in aggressive federal immigration enforcement are now expanding the scope of their work: Protecting their residents from data-collection and surveillance, too.
Seattle is poised to become the first U.S. city to allow nurse-supervised heroin use. But the pushback has been relentless.