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High tech hubs are dominating the US economy.
The American economy is being reshaped along the booming industries of technology and energy, according to new rankings of America’s Best Performing Cities by the Milken Institute. In the 2013 rankings, thirteen cities defined by Milken as tech hubs made it into the top 25, while nine could attribute their […]
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As the world population continues to increase at extremely high rates, it only makes sense that there will be more consumption of goods and, therefore, more waste. The World Bank recently released data on worldwide urban development and how regions around the world with varying levels of income manage waste.
Photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge began recording the lives of the women who turn tricks there three years ago. They told him stories of struggle, drugs, rape, survival and loss.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/97/London_Ontario_Urban_Sprawl.jpg”] As America prepare to celebrate Black History Month, revelations both encouraging and discouraging from the Manhattan Institute: A report released yesterday finds that the segregation of blacks in America’s cities has hit its lowest point since 1910, thanks in part to the rise of black suburbanization, changes in the […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / Photos_mweber” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/photos_mweber/3156670821/”] One of Britain’s most respected architects has told the Times of London that new construction reforms could cause mass urban sprawl leading to cities representing Los Angeles spreading into the English countryside.The reforms have been defended by the government as a way to stimulate the […]
[credit provider=”wiki commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:South_San_Jose_%28crop%29.jpg”] Despite frequent media reports and city planners’ hopes to the contrary, “white flight” is stronger than ever, data from last year’s census show.The 2000 census showing an explosion of 25-34 year-olds living in inner cities was cited by urban planners and demographers as evidence that American […]
[credit provider=”kumanday via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kumanday/276903088/”] President Lyndon Johnson and the “best and the brightest” who staffed his administration led this country into three quagmires. By far the most famous, but perhaps not the most expensive and dangerous resulted from LBJ’s escalation of the Vietnam War.