Whether red vs. blue or city vs. country, political tensions are best addressed by letting people run their own lives.
Nancy Bass Wyden says historic designation would compromise her ownership rights and mean dealing with bureaucrats who "do not know how to run a bookstore."
It wasn't just about financial breaks and subsidies. Cities gave up all sorts of data the giant can use for its own market advantages.
City officials seem dedicated to driving away the businesses that create prosperity.
"There is nothing inherent" to strip clubs "that causes crime," say city planners.
In the race to shower Amazon with economic development cash, the only winning move is not to play-as San Antonio has decided to do.
New report shows how California's pension obligations are crowding out spending on other things.
The death and life of a great American urbanist
And they've made the U.S. economy 9 percent smaller than it would it otherwise be.
For people, unlike rats, the human 'behavioral sink' seems to be greater creativity, not pathological collapse.
Ask not for whom the bell tolls, mass transit agencies of America.
Next generation of ride-sharing will make cities more efficient, solve mass transit problems.
The city recently landmarked a giant Pepsi-Cola sign because of its "prominent siting."
Lessons in how to make double-digit unemployment permanent.
D.C. residents breathed a sigh of relief when streetcars disappeared in 1962. Now they're back.
The same groups that give big-city Democrats political power make it nearly impossible to reform bad practices.
With good governance and strong property rights, they could.
Stephen Reed, the Mayor Who Believed Unrestrained Government Spending Can Revive Troubled Cities, May Be Heading to Prison
Harrisburg's former "mayor for life" is indicted on corruption charges.
A new lawsuit claims New York's affordable housing program discriminates against blacks and Latinos.
The 50th anniversary of the Landmarks Act is an opportunity to mourn all the invisible buildings that will never exist because of a misguided law.
Federalism can cut both ways.
At a major conference, city leaders embrace the growing dynamism of their communities but still resist giving up control.
Killing the Spadina Expressway
The wrong road to empowerment.