Amazon set up its HQ2 bidding war for maximum manipulation of North America’s cities—and the company doesn’t seem to be following its own selection criteria closely.
New York gubernatorial candidate and former “Sex and the City” co-star Cynthia Nixon has a pretty progressive campaign platform on racial equity and cannabis legalization—so what’s the problem?
Right wing populists like Benjamin Netanyahu blame south Tel Aviv’s bad reputation on its African community. But the urban fabric of the area tells a more complicated story about the city’s character.
In cities that gain college graduates, wages rise but so do rents, resulting in a cost burden for the least advantaged.
In Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, a local law enforcement race became a referendum on immigration.
In the suburb of Waukegan, Illinois, the design firm JGMA has turned an abandoned Kmart into a bright new home for Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep.
A group of Texas nonprofits will file a lawsuit against the department for failing to enforce an Obama-era fair housing rule.
Award-winning lawyer Mary Joyce Carlson joined forces with global labor movements to pressure multinational companies for fair working conditions.
For generations, oil refineries brought jobs—and pollution—to the residents of Wilmington. Can a new generation of youthful activists make it a healthier place to grow up?
SB 827 may have been great economics, but it was poor politics.
Pittsburgh activist Leon Ford explains in his new book, Untold, how to get lifted up, and how to lift a city up, even after being shot by its police.
The six-day walkout of the state’s public school teachers wasn’t just about paychecks, says one Glendale teacher.
Tax delinquency rates rose with jumps in tax burdens, but relief programs for some owners helped mitigate the effect.
A roving installation by artist Azikiwe Mohammed stops at the Contemporary African Art Fair in Brooklyn to offer a “safe space” for black bodies.
The rise of renting in the U.S. isn’t just about high housing prices, or preferences for city living, but about the flexibility to compete in today’s economy.
If the coffee company follows through, it will be one of the first major corporations to develop a comprehensive plan for tackling bias head-on.
Action Coeur de Ville aims to undo the damage of urban sprawl in more than 200 city centers across the country.
It wasn’t just a city vs. suburb thing.
Kanye West wants to develop cities. Don’t let him do this.
Rebecca Palacios began teaching soon after a landmark court case mandated integration of Latino schools—and watched the case's effects weaken over decades.