In 2010, Republicans established a new normal by dominating rural areas. Now, CityLab’s analysis shows it’s the suburbs that are up for grabs.
In Florida, New York, North Carolina, and Maryland, sheriffs’ and other local races have become referenda on local cooperation with ICE.
In Generation Priced Out, Randy Shaw examines how Boomers have blocked affordable housing in urban neighborhoods, leaving Millennial homebuyers in the lurch.
If the prevailing application of the 14th Amendment no longer holds, new data documents where the children who would be affected by an executive order live.
Why do political leaders portray asylum seekers and refugees as an invading army? Because it’s very effective.
On Election Day, voters in Michigan, Utah, Missouri, and Colorado will decide if independent commissions—not lawmakers—should draw their states’ political districts.
A new study refutes some common stereotypes of who cares most about the environment.
With anti-Semitic hate crimes on the rise, security fears are a growing part of synagogue design.
Across the U.S., denser districts in Congress tend to be more Democratic, and sparser ones more Republican. But there are a few exceptions with their own personalities, from Staten Island to Bernie Sanders land.
More refugees than ever are resettling in urban areas—particularly in the developing world. The humanitarian sector needs to support these cities.
The Jewish community disagreed about what to do when President Donald Trump came to town—and how to take action after tragedy.
Official waste management in the Lebanese capital is inadequate. Informal scavengers help fill the gap, but many are refugee children.
It’s not just singles who have flocked back to the city: College-educated married couples are much more likely to live in big cities with high human capital.
The former New Orleans mayor wants everyone to know that there is a way to talk about race in America, and Donald Trump—that ain’t it.
The 55-unit First Place complex was designed specifically for adults with autism and neurodiversities.
This deliciously wonky interactive map is a reminder for midterm voters that, when it comes to electoral politics, “deviation from the norm is the norm.”
California state and city ballot measures offer a variety of strategies for improving access to affordable housing, and shrinking the homeless population.
In her first two years, the troubled city’s mayor has had no shortage of challenges and controversies.
After a storm of community resistance, the tech giant has reversed its plans to build a new campus in the city’s trendy Kreuzberg district.
Morocco is preparing to launch a high-speed train, reputed to be the first in Africa. But in the wake of a deadly train derailment near the capital city, Rabat, residents say safe, rather than fast train service, should be the priority.