Overall, the prison population is decreasing, but in some states, it’s higher than ever. A new report looks at trends state by state.
When it comes to waves, newcomers are not wanted.
A new book traces the “citymaking process” of riots and rebellions since the era of Dutch colonization to the present.
Political scientist Nathan Jensen answers questions about his new book, Incentives to Pander.
In Northern California, a debate is raging about a plan to build a fence around the small airport sitting on a site where people of Japanese ancestry, most of whom were American citizens, were forcibly interned.
Nestlé pays the state a pittance in exchange for its water at a time when public awareness of water issues is rising.
What if the answer lies in changing how college admissions work?
A new mapping project shows how segregation is a matter of whether you have close access to a grocery store, hospital, bank, or park—amenities that influence your quality of life.
The city's Public Practice program is embedding experienced architects and planners around the area in an effort to speed housing construction and get more inclusive public spaces.
More black people from the Northeast and Midwest are moving to Atlanta. That could help elect the nation’s first black female governor.
The former education secretary thinks parents need to take radical action on gun laws.
Since it took root in the U.S. during the Gold Rush, Chinese medicine has served marginalized communities, from immigrants to Black Panthers to sex workers.
The shift toward a more inclusive urbanism has begun. But it will require time, commitment from city institutions, and political agency at the local level.
A new report offers a roadmap to inclusive growth.
Kaiser Permanente is pledging $200 million toward fighting homelessness and building more low-cost housing in eight states, plus D.C.
America’s laws against lingering have roots in Medieval and Elizabethan England. Since 1342, the goal has always been to keep anyone “out of place” away.
In his new HBO series “Problem Areas,” comedian-actor Wyatt Cenac takes a crack at solving police racism.
Thirty years ago, his likeness could be found in many poor, minority communities. Today, these images are disappearing as the buildings they were painted on have either collapsed or have been demolished.
Meet the new world leader in fare-free living.
It’s not high costs alone that are pushing people out of expensive cities—whole categories of jobs are underrepresented there.
This would be the de-gentrification of the city of Stockbridge, with its wealthy areas carved away for a new city while remaining residents pick up the substantial tab left behind.