Geography

The American Working Class Dilemma

For the past 125 years, Labor Day has been a time to celebrate the relevance, and political power, of the American...

Africa’s First Vertical Urban Forest

Cities tend to be major origins of pollution sources. Many are home to thousands or millions of people, cars, metal and concrete buildings,...

Around San Francisco’s New South of Market Transit Center

In the 1980s, the city of San Francisco experienced a strong reaction against continued development of its dense financial center skyscraper...

Where Salaries Go Furthest in 2019: The Small-City Advantage

Big cities are the engines of the modern economy. They offer workers a range of opportunities — and employers a range...

Decarbonization In Homes And Businesses At What Cost?

The California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) plans to make all homes and businesses use electricity only means electricity will need to...

Indonesia Will be Moving Its Capital

Driven by congestion and the gradual sinking of Jakarta, Indonesia announced that it will be moving its capital from the metropolis of 10...

A Review of Alan Mallach’s The Divided City

The astounding revival of American cities is real. However, the inequality evident in virtually all of them is real as well,...

Public Schools Should Be Places of Learning, Not Propaganda

California likes to think of itself as the brain center of the universe, but increasingly much of that intellectual content comes...

The World’s $86 Trillion Economy Visualized in One Chart

The world’s GDP still...