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Global capitalism is no longer simply characterized by uneven development, it is characterized by uneven disaster.
A new biography of Norman Bel Geddes, designer of the Futurama, tells the story of American innovation.
Lessons from a community organizer on building political power.
Startups aren't the magic bullet for economic growth.
The enduring impact of President Johnson’s Crime Commission.
Cities are now playgrounds for the rich, with the poor forced into suburbs.
Claude S. Fischer
Bad police were not simply a symptom of racism. They were often its agents.
The 1968 Kerner report concluded that white racism was to blame for race riots.
Julian E. Zelizer
Boston’s concrete modernist architecture is unsurpassed and widely despised.
Can Julián Castro stop HUD's demolition of public housing?
Edward G. Goetz
Thanks to the teleférico, tourists can comfortably gawk at Brazil's poor.
A wheeling book of aspirations and frustrations, London: A History in Verse offers us a literary treasury: a record of the city, a roll of its events.
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Annette Zimmermann, Elena Di Rosa, Hochan Kim
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