Downtowns have better transit, prettier buildings, and richer residents, yet exciting art requires affordability, diversity, and the time to take risks.
If you wanted to rent all the surface of America, how much would you have to pay the American people every month or year?
Earlier this year our contributor visited South Africa. Nelson Mandela’s passing brought tears to his eyes. Did the media cover apartheid and the US?
America’s nationwide newspaper has the guts to call for reining in some of the geyser of public spending on military personnel.
If you’re ever going to make that fortune, what will it take? What must you, and your society, bring to the table?
You won’t see this good news as often as you see coverage of the mass shootings, but to keep the trend going we could geonomize now.
The wonks who blog at the Washington Post came up with a real winner this year for transforming how we raise public revenue.
Leaders in a Caribbean island and in a Massachusetts town both did the right thing and recovered publicly generated values.
A brand label coveys prestige, but some clothes in Spain were counterfeited in illegal factories, like some prizes labeled Nobel.
In hierarchies, it’s winner take all of the prestige, freedom, and security, leaving bare scraps for minions, now doing most of the teaching.
Doctors have a hard time saying no to surgery, especially easy surgery that pays so darn well. But should it pay at all if it was not needed?
More people don’t trust a system that’s stacked against them, as the 1% grab more. Without trust, we lose harmony. It’s time to reform, they say, but do they say how?
Jobs don’t go vacant around London, giving workers wages to spend, landlords have learned. Now the number of tenants behind in flat “rent” has doubled.
The “economic war among the states”, spurred on by corporations, creates more insider deals and corruption than jobs, the excuse for favoritism.