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Wall Street landlords are chasing the American dream – here’s what...

Desiree Fields, University of Sheffield; Alex Schafran, University of Leeds, and Zac Taylor, University of Leeds Owning a family home in the suburbs has been...

Remembering America’s lost buildings

Kevin D. Murphy, Vanderbilt University; Carol Willis, Columbia University; Daniel Bluestone, Boston University; Kerry Traynor, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York,...

Heat waves threaten city dwellers, especially minorities and the poor

Merrill Singer, University of Connecticut Last week’s record-setting heat in the Pacific Northwest and current triple-digit temperatures in Arizona are the latest reminders that climate...

Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967

Jeffrey Horner, Wayne State University When most people see the movie “Detroit,” it’ll likely be their first encounter with the events of July 1967, when...

The backstory behind the unions that bought a Chicago Sun-Times stake

Brian Dolber, California State University San Marcos An investment group led by former Chicago alderman and businessman Edwin Eisendrath and the Chicago Federation of Labor...

Immigration and crime: What does the research say?

Charis Kubrin, University of California, Irvine; Graham C. Ousey, College of William & Mary; Lesley Reid, University of Alabama, and Robert Adelman, University at...

Why cities should stop building museums and focus on festivals

Jonathan Wynn, University of Massachusetts Amherst Last year the Institute of Museum and Library Services offered a catchy statistic: the United States has more museums...

In a New York City neighborhood, the challenges….

In a New York City neighborhood, the challenges – and potential – for America's urban future Robert Snyder, Rutgers University Newark When you exit the...

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The dark side of supportive relationships

Edward Lemay, University of Maryland and Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland Imagine that you’ve had a heated argument with a co-worker, and you call up...