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This article appears in its entirety at In These Times . At a time when federal lawmaking is at a near standstill, with Republicans in Congress blocking any bold responses to economic stagnation, ...
by amybdean
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 07:27 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Detroit has gone bankrupt. Untold misery will be inflicted by bankers and creditors upon the residents, civil servants and small businesses of this incredible city. It didn't have to be this way, ...
by james321
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 07:58 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Since I am sick of the repetition in the health care diaries, and sicker of FDL's descent into Larry Johnson/Zero Hedge territory, let's see if we can return to one of my pet topics, which is cities.
by theran
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Dec 24, 2009 at 12:56 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Wow. The pension fund must have gotten rocked worse than [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/11/6/801483/-A-Wall-St.-problem-on-Broad-Street SEPTA]'s. Usually when they talk about future ...
by theran
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Dec 15, 2009 at 07:38 PM PST with 10 Recommends
My local powers that be are [http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/12/01/troubles-in-philly-lessons-for-new-york/?scp=1&sq=philadelphia%20bicycle&st=cse freaking] out over poorly behaved cyclists:
by theran
Comment Count 241 comments on Sun Dec 06, 2009 at 08:23 PM PST with 19 Recommends
It's a bit odd that I'm typing this from the Jersey Turnpike, which I suppose is a kind of parking structure today, but the Courant has an [http://www.courant.com/news/opinion/hc-commentary-garrick-...
by theran
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Nov 25, 2009 at 05:49 PM PST with 10 Recommends
The answer is yes according to UN Human Rights Council, Profesor Raquel Rolnik ( http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 46 comments on Sat Nov 14, 2009 at 09:18 AM PST with 19 Recommends
My local [http://septa.org/ transit authority] (h/t [http://www.eschatonblog.com/ Atrios]) is [http://www.philly.com/philly/news/69174267.html on strike], idling the subway lines and busses that 300,...
by theran
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 03:46 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I've always been curious about what is most important to Kossacks. We all have differing views on what is important. Some of us believe the economic inequality is the top issue, some believe it is ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 360 comments on Fri Oct 16, 2009 at 09:17 AM PDT with 108 Recommends
Did the diary title startle you? Its from Bob Herbert today.
by NLinStPaul
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 02:34 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Yesterday, the White House Office of Urban Affairs and the Domestic Policy Council held a series of roundtable discussions about the future of America’s urban and metropolitan areas. At the end,
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 08:59 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
America's mayors, as Politico puts its , are "steamed" about the White House'...
by Harry DMI
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 17, 2009 at 07:32 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Two weeks ago, I asked President Obama when he was going to get around to raising the minimum wage? I ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2009 at 04:22 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
One of the recurring themes of my writing (for example, here ) has been that, to achieve sustainability ...
by Kaid at NRDC
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2009 at 08:06 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Minnesota Independent picked up on an interesting conversation ...
by Harry DMI
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2008 at 11:48 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The Washington Post reports on a new position in President-Elect Obama's ...
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2008 at 09:58 PM PST with 37 Recommends
Some clues into the agenda the new president will enact beginning in January are found at change.gov. Items described will be familiar to readers of Obama'
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2008 at 02:19 PM PST with 14 Recommends
That Barack Obama won the “city vote” – 83% of Philadelphia County, 76% of Chicago’s Cook County, 68.5% of Cleveland’s Cuyahoga County – is no surprise. The ...
by Harry DMI
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2008 at 10:19 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Chatting with Rachel Maddow last night (see below), as Matt Yglesias just pointed out , Obama explained ...
by Harry DMI
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2008 at 12:47 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
This year's presidential campaign has not involved the "urban decline" rhetoric that rallied politicians - and policymakers - to the cause of cities in the mid 1960s and late 1970s.
by Harry DMI
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2008 at 10:56 AM PDT with 2 Recommends