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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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Why flood insurance needs an overhaul: 6 questions answered

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: The Trump administration plans to significantly revamp the pricing of flood insurance. While some homeowners would see...