Bias in land use decisions is difficult to measure, but new research in Durham reveals that race has been a significant factor.
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Alissa Quart’s new book chronicles the pain of a disgruntled class that could change the country’s political landscape.
Opportunity Zones, created by Trump’s tax law, are meant to help the heartland thrive and make the country more equal—but can they pull it off?
Women of color, particularly black and Hispanic women, are less likely to obtain U.S. patent rights than white women and men, even as they are leading in the growth of new female-owned businesses over the last two decades, according to a new study.
A new report by the Pew Research Center looks at who gained the most ground since the Great Recession.
Massachusetts’ antiquated zoning laws have fueled a housing crisis, write Rachel Heller and Marc Draisen, that the Legislature has an opportunity to remedy.
Sometimes, it pays off to sweat the small stuff.
By almost every measure, the U.S. economy is booming. But a look behind the headlines of roaring job growth and consumer spending reveals how the boom continues in large part by the poorer half of Americans fleecing their savings and piling up debt.
Looking at a well-known problem through a racial-equity lens.
Public housing is the accommodation of last resort in the U.S. Not so in Austria’s capital city.
For one thing, it’s not Trump country. Most struggling whites I know here live a life of quiet desperation, mad at their white bosses, not resentful toward their co-workers or neighbors of color.
If we want a to ensure a more equitable, just, and humane future, we must spend time collectively imagining alternative economic, political, and urban planning policies.
AI will change everything. Workers must adapt — or else.
he U.S. Treasury said on Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations including politically active nonprofit groups, such as the National Rifle Association and Planned Parenthood, to identify their financial donors to U.S. tax authorities.
In a 2016 opinion, he described the CFPB and other independent agencies as a “threat to individual liberty.”