Squatters turned an abandoned schoolhouse into a thriving arts center. Then it was sold to a developer, who evicted the tenants. Nearly two decades later, the building remains vacant.
Why transit-oriented development projects need to include affordable housing amid all those luxury condos and cafés.
That’s the claim made by the authors of The Inner Level, which furthers arguments first laid out in their 2009 work, The Spirit Level. They reveal the bleak truth about uneven societies
Without watchdogs, government costs go up, according to new research.
Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.
Bell knows to anticipate soft bigotries even in elements like design. “The problem here was the layout,” she says. “It was a side-piece… The layout doesn’t speak to the severity of these issues.”
Regulators have viewed the Volcker rule as too complicated to enforce. Both the current Fed chairman, Jerome H. Powell, and his predecessor, Janet L. Yellen, have called for simplification of the rule.
Scorching report on poverty finds ‘systematic attack on welfare program’ will leave millions deprived of food and healthcare.