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Los Angeles is far from ending homelessness – but other American...

Brenda Wiewel, University of Southern California Los Angeles became ground zero for America’s homelessness crisis after President Donald Trump visited the city on Sept. 17. “We...

Can parks help cities fight crime?

Lincoln Larson, North Carolina State University and S. Scott Ogletree, Clemson University The relationship between parks and crime remains the subject of debate. Some scholars...

As Airbnb grows, this is exactly how much it’s bringing down...

Tarik Dogru, Florida State University Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public...

Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky

Sean Weiss, City College of New York A decade after the global economic collapse, urban development is booming. This is good news for architects. Indeed,...

Literature has long been sounding the alarm about sexual violence in...

Billy J. Stratton, University of Denver Recent revelations about Hollywood’s culture of sexual harassment and violence might come as a surprise to many Americans. After all,...

Literature has long been sounding the alarm about sexual violence in...

Billy J. Stratton, University of Denver Recent revelations about Hollywood’s culture of sexual harassment and violence might come as a surprise to many Americans. After all,...

Exposure to wildfire smoke: 5 questions answered

Richard E. Peltier, University of Massachusetts Amherst Editor’s note: Wildfires once again are raging in California – this time in the Los Angeles area, where...

Gentrification? Bring it

Jonathan Wynn, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Andrew Deener, University of Connecticut In July, a group of long-time, mostly Latino residents of Los Angeles’s Boyle...

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Philosophical toolkit in tow, scholar travels to conflict zones

Carlos Fraenkel, McGill University Over the past few years, I’ve organized philosophy workshops around the world: with students at Palestinian and Indonesian universities, Hasidic Jews...