Visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger asks 10 people leading city change: How can we do better?

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  1. Graffiti on a wall reads "Tourist Go Home."
    Life

    The Global Tourism Backlash

    A surge in tourism has led to a backlash in cities where residents feel overrun. How can these cities use tourism to their benefit?

  2. Equity

    Ben Carson's New Push Against Fair-Housing Rules Has a NIMBY Twist

    The HUD secretary is targeting the desegregation measure he called “social engineering.”  

  3. Illustration of a house with separate activities taking place in different rooms.
    POV

    The Case for Rooms

    It’s time to end the tyranny of open-concept interior design.

  4. Roselyn Grullon, Amaurys Grullon, and Josue Caceres in front of their shop, Bronx Native on Lincoln Avenue. It is one of the new businesses by Bronx locals hoping to take control of the changes in the borough.
    Equity

    The Bronx: Don’t Call It a Comeback

    These Bronx natives have been here for years. In the midst of rapid gentrification, they say they are taking control and offering the borough cultural experiences that as youngsters, they had to venture downtown to find.

  5. Design

    Here Comes Amsterdam’s Manmade Island for Sustainable, Affordable Housing

    Centrumeiland will soon hold hundreds of affordable homes with the lightest of possible carbon footprints.