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Huffington Post | Greening Our Streets

Huffington Post | Greening Our Streets

"While enabling cars to move around is not unimportant, I applaud those leaders who are also directing our attention -- and the attention of public departments of transportation -- back to people, to streets as not just conveyances but also [...]

City Journal | American Architecture’s Classical Revival

City Journal | American Architecture’s Classical Revival

"Why, in 2015, would anyone want to build a classical building? The answer: to reconnect present-day architecture and city building with American political ideals, history, and culture. This impulse, more common today than in several generations, [...]

Westword | The Untimely Demise of Boulder DIY Venue Goss House

Westword | The Untimely Demise of Boulder DIY Venue Goss House

"The Boulder home known as Goss House, which also functions as a music venue, studio and art gallery, is closing down. The house’s residents are being forced to leave, as the landlord elected not to renew their lease this summer. Come July, Goss [...]

The Atlantic | The Health Benefits of Trees

The Atlantic | The Health Benefits of Trees

"It is becoming increasingly clear that trees help people live longer, healthier, happier lives—to the tune of $6.8 billion in averted health costs annually in the U.S., according to research published this week . And we're only beginning to [...]

WATCH: How to Make an Attractive City

WATCH: How to Make an Attractive City

"If you want to see what a society really believes in, look at what the biggest buildings on the horizon are dedicated to." Joseph Campbell  

WATCH: The myth of race, debunked in 3 minutes

WATCH: The myth of race, debunked in 3 minutes

"You may know exactly what race you are, but how would you prove it if somebody disagreed with you?" More at Vox: 11 Ways Race Isn’t Real

Vox | The subtle racist and sexist slights that can make even diverse colleges hostile places

Vox | The subtle racist and sexist slights that can make even diverse colleges hostile places

"A Muslim student is asked if she has a bomb in her backpack — jokingly, of course. A black man realizes his classmates assume his admission was solely due to affirmative action. A woman is certain her professor is paying more attention to male [...]

YES! Magazine | Three Ideas for Inclusive Cities

YES! Magazine | Three Ideas for Inclusive Cities

"Despite pervasive inequity, race often sits on the periphery of national policy discussions. In Seattle, racial inequity mirrors national trends, but a sweeping initiative is putting concerns about race and equity at the center of city [...]

The Guardian | If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like?

The Guardian | If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like?

“'The thing that’s stuck with me was Le Corbusier’s idea that everyone should work to a human scale, which you can’t really argue with – but the figure he used to show how this worked was six feet tall! Generally speaking women are [...]

CityLab | Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex Relationship

CityLab | Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex Relationship

"...tech hubs like San Jose and Boulder are outliers, illustrating the close connection between venture investment and wage inequality in these places." Read the entire article at CityLab: Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex [...]

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