A morning roundup of the day’s news.
A new book examines how African-American communities contributed to laying the groundwork for a punitive criminal-justice system.
The U.S. middle class is smaller, but richer. Still, income inequality is rising faster in Europe.
A discussion between Richard Florida, Jonathan Haidt, and the late Benjamin Barber about how how “rebel cities” can resist the Trump administration and create a new form of “urban sovereignty.”
A federal court blocks Trump’s January executive order seeking to punish jurisdictions that divorce local policing from federal immigration enforcement.
As AVs trickle onto city streets, public leaders should set the rules of the road—before the industry does.
In a new documentary, previously unseen footage collected by the Los Angeles Police Department reveals how the narrative of the riots has changed in 25 years.
When given the choice, will wealthy parents ever choose to desegregate schools?
Americans on the right have long argued for the “devolution” of power from the federal government to the states. With President Trump in office, Americans on the left should consider taking that idea further: devolving power to cities.
It’s time for the U.S. to stop turning its back on the efforts that gave us public schools, transportation networks, and national parks.
Yet the Thai government has long been on a mission to “clean up” the streets and “return the pavements to the pedestrians.”
Not yet, at least. Despite the abundant parallels between Trumpism and the populist rage powering Marine Le Pen, the French contender isn’t a mirror image of the American president—and she’s not likely to prevail in next month’s run-off.
New audiences can relive Chermayeff and Geismar’s visual standards made for the agency in 1977.
How the most diverse subway line in America forges a shared urban identity, according to a new book.
Despite fears of declining social capital and lack of faith in civic institutions, the “new trust economy” is thriving in urban areas.
Not on their own, at least. To address the ever-more-complex problems afflicting cities, we’ll need a regional approach.
They’re on buses, atop buildings, in parks, and inside drains as part of the island’s vision to become the world’s first “Smart Nation.” But what do they mean for privacy?