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April 8-12, 2019
This week, Pensacola, FL and Portsmouth, NH competed for the crown in our 4th annual Strongest Town Contest. Representatives of both cities appeared in a live webcast… and on Friday morning, we crowned a victor. Click through to find out who it was!
by Charles Marohn | April 9, 2019
It’s hard to have a coherent conversation on affordable housing when most of those involved in the discussion directly benefit from — and in some ways depend on — higher housing prices.
by Charles Marohn | April 8, 2019
Using routine traffic stops as a pretext to root out other types of crime is as disingenuous as it is unhelpful. We need to design intuitively safe streets—and then use traffic enforcement for the minority of drivers who are actually driving recklessly.
by Austin Maitland | April 4, 2019
In many areas of modern life, the market provides a cornucopia of choices to accommodate people’s diverse needs, wants, and tastes: just visit a supermarket to see this. When it comes to housing options, though, the reality is starkly different.
by Alexander Dukes | April 9, 2019
What would it actually cost to put a roof over the head of every person experiencing chronic homelessness? Some number crunching suggests not as much as you think, and an amount we could afford—especially given what it already costs not to.
(Cover image courtesy of Quint Studer)