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Company tax incentives don't spur economic growth
Yet states continue to offer up increasingly large sums of money to big-name companies.
Mayors Say Their Cities Are Unsafe for Pedestrians, Cyclists—but Cars Still Rule
The 2019 BU-led Menino Survey on U.S. Mayors finds that city leaders think their cities are too “oriented towards cars,” and unsafe for pedestrians and cyclists.
Boomer Socialism Led to Bernie Sanders
Government policies limit millennials’ prosperity, Harvard economist Edward Glaeser argues. Will they realize more of the same isn’t the answer?
Bay Area median home price fell 2.3% last year, first annual drop since 2011
The median single-family home price dropped as strained affordability, outmigration and shrinking tax benefits outweighed a booming economy, IPO binge and chronic home shortage.
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The Left and Right Are Wrong About Inequality
The problem isn’t trade or corporations—it’s the monopolization by professional groups of high-profit services.
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The Bernie Sanders Fallacy
No, Virginia, there is no class war.
Bloomberg’s transportation plan envisions walkable, transit-rich neighborhoods
"One part of the plan that’s really important is getting people out of cars," says advisor Janette Sadik-Khan.
Toronto on track to have more skyscrapers than Chicago, but will quality match quantity? | CBC News
According to statistics from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Toronto is on track to surpass Chicago in the number of skyscrapers over 150 meters.
Boston must bring back rent control to protect tenants - The Boston Globe
As gentrification extends into ever more communities, rent control offers Boston the clearest means available for protecting the tenants and communities at risk.
Can the World Economic Forum keep its mojo?
The organisation behind Davos faces a conflicted identity, increased competition and uncertain succession
Former governor Martin O'Malley: There's a new, promising wave of governance — and it's coming from technology and cities
Martin O'Malley is the former governor of Maryland and mayor of Baltimore. He argues that it's time government embraced the modern way of progress.
: "There's a new, promising wave of governance — and it's coming from technology and cities."
Why Amsterdam’s Canal Houses Have Endured for 300 Years
A different kind of wealth distribution in 17th-century Amsterdam paved the way for its iconic home design.
The West’s biggest economic policy mistake
Its obsession with home ownership undermines growth, fairness and public faith in capitalism
WSJ News Exclusive | Amazon Sought $1 Billion in Incentives on Top of Lures for HQ2
As Amazon began a search for a second headquarters in 2017, and billions in economic incentives to go with it, CEO Bezos and his top lieutenants set another goal: to secure an additional $1 billion of economic incentives for other real-estate...
In the '80s, the Festival Marketplace Made City Life a Party
Developer James Rouse pioneered the tourist-friendly festival marketplace model in his hometown. Now Harborplace is looking for a new place in a changed city.
Tech Companies Boost Lower Manhattan Office Market
They offered the latest sign of lower Manhattan’s revival since the 2001 terrorist attacks.
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