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by Strong Towns | August 30, 2019
Hint: the Right isn’t any better.
by Kevin Klinkenberg | September 4, 2019
Large swaths of our cities were built to reflect a post-World War Two boom that was an economic anomaly. But that party is long over…and, in many ways, wasn’t that great to begin with. So why do we keep romanticizing the past rather than thinking about the cities we need now?
by Charles Marohn | September 3, 2019
We can destroy and rebuild all kinds of places and measure success in terms of Gross Domestic Product, but let’s stop pretending that trading local wealth for national growth is a good thing.
by Strong Towns | September 3, 2019
The killing of Michael Brown’ in August 2014 brought global attention to police brutality and racial inequality in the U.S. While there have been some reforms in Ferguson over the last five years, other structural issues — including a city infrastructure largely not built to benefit the people who actually live there — remain the same or have gotten worse.
by Daniel Herriges | August 30, 2019
Tampa has an epidemic of leaking and bursting pipes. But don’t worry, the city’s taking action! …by proposing an eightfold increase in the amount it spends on maintenance for the next 20 years, half funded by new debt. How did we get to this point?
Top photo via Osman Rana.