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Urban Issues: Housing Discrimination, Cleveland's Faith In Development, 5 Trends Impacting Cities


Housing Discrimination Still Happening, Silently 



We've written before about the wealth gap between whites and people of color - a divide that's only grown wider over the past half decade.

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Questioning Cleveland's Undying Faith in Development 

Rust Wire


Cleveland is a real estate town, someone once told me. We're home to Forest City Enterprises, Developers Diversified. Real estate development is part of the culture here and often seen as the highest form of economic development, probably just sort of by default, without thinking about it.

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Five Trends Impacting America's Cities 

Living Cities


Living Cities is very excited to announce the release of a new paper "State of the City: 5 Trends Impacting America's Cities" that outlines some dominant trends that we believe will impact America's cities and their low-income communities in the coming years

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Dangerous Job, 900 Bus Drivers Dead in Guatamala City 

The New Republic, via: Lisa Schweitzer


Carlos Miguel Palo had barely been back on the job for a week when the first terrifying call came in. It was August 2007 and Palo, a short, gregarious man in his early thirties (whose name has been changed to protect his identity), was driving his bus through the humid streets of Guatemala City

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