The people, organizations, and ideas reshaping the country. A journey piloted by James Fallows with Deborah Fallows.
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The GOP/Fox last night was genuinely depressing. Donald Trump has brought the other candidates down to his level, in the…
From Thomas Friedman in the NYT, emphasis added: … what will be required to produce resilient citizens…
Who is to blame when a struggling city runs out of money? A public-safety worker says it’s unfair to point the finger at him and his colleagues. Plus, a young resident of the city discovers reasons to hope.
“We’ve gotten used to gridlock and stalemate at the national level. This is what it looks like for a city.” What civic dysfunction has in common with excessive CEO pay, and why it matters.
San Bernardino, California, is poor, and has a high unemployment rate, and is affected by drought, and is in bankruptcy court. But its real problem is something else.
One reader urges me to embrace my inner conservative. Other readers say: Not so fast!
Pittsburgh's Mayor Bill Peduto shows what political will and determination can do.
The City of Bridges revives the rivers that helped make it an economic powerhouse.
Franklinton long has been called "The Bottoms." But not for much longer.
"We've got unfunded obligations in the hundreds of millions. What can we leverage?"
What does it take to raise a city? More than a village. In fact, it may take a whole state.
Tomorrow is the first day in an old city's new life—or so the city leaders hope and believe.
The role of universities, and our un-loved public efforts.