National Politics

Conclusive Evidence: How the Media Fails Bicyclists

Posted October 2, 2018 by Angie Schmitt

Media coverage of cycling deaths consistently suggests that the deaths are acceptable and the victims were at fault, a new study shows. University of South Florida researchers Julie Bond and Erin Sheffels used a scientific technique called “critical discourse analysis”
Read More »

5 Big Takeaways from YIMBYtown

Posted September 25, 2018 by

An Urbanist Movement on the Rise Virtually everyone I spoke to at last week’s YIMBYtown 2018 conference in Boston left invigorated, encouraged, and ready to work even harder. Huge credit goes to the local Boston-area folks who put on the
Read More »

Los Angeles Tenants: The Rent’s Getting Too Damn High!

Posted August 28, 2018 by Jessica Goodheart

(This piece first appeared in Capital and Main) A local dispute over evictions highlights the emergence of a tenants movement that is pushing back against rapacious landlords and a nationwide housing affordability crisis. California tenants are taking their grievances to
Read More »

Cities Lack Housing for Amazon’s Workers

Posted August 7, 2018 by

Amazon Will Worsen Urban Affordability Crisis As cities offer secret bounties to become Amazon’s second headquarters, the aggressive recruitment raises a question that all high housing cost cities involved should be asking: Where will Amazon’s new employees live? None of
Read More »
Translate »