America’s third-largest city has built one of the world’s best trauma care systems. But that success might be obscuring the true scale of its gun violence.
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Everything you wanted to know about Wakanda and urbanism, but were afraid to ask.
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Commentators have broadly agreed Trump’s infrastructure proposal is not nearly enough. Here’s a blueprint for how to do better.
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When technology meets the global refugee crisis, the lines between profit and philanthropy get blurry.
The new Marvel superhero movie Black Panther shows the benefits and the risks associated with sustaining and protecting a majority-black community.
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University of Manchester researchers argue that the movement to make cities more livable for older residents must expand its work on inequality.
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More than 65 million people are living in a state of displacement, the highest level in human history. Only a small fraction are successfully resettled into permanent homes. Is there a digital fix for this very human crisis?
Also today: Pittsburgh’s mayor talks autonomous vehicles, and a new way to find LGBT-friendly housing.
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