Community land trusts — now getting a boost from state funds in New York — have the opportunity to increase affordability in expensive cities and promote development in struggling markets.
Renewable subsidies are already paying for themselves
The word has become a rhetorical weapon, but it properly names the reigning ideology of our era – one that venerates the logic of the market and strips away the things that make us human.
In two dozen of the nation's largest cities, fentanyl is becoming a major part of the national opioid crisis.
Since becoming FCC chairman in January, Ajit Pai has undertaken a deregulatory blitz, enacting or proposing a wish list of fundamental policy changes advocated by Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Sex workers in Mozambique are providing health support to those at the margins of society. They face political and financial challenges, but against the odds are helping thousands.
According to the Justice Department and legal analysts, it's simply not possible for the government to file charges of domestic terrorism, because no such criminal law exists.
Conversations about Title IX tend to focus on college, but cases among younger students are abundant and often poorly handled.
Like its predecessor, the Trump administration wants to reform how states issue these certificates, which often have less to do with consumer protection than economic protectionism.
He has made it clear that his mission is to dismantle the E.P.A.’s environmental mission. His critics say he is deploying extraordinary secrecy as he does so.
The state has for years been part of the Western Climate Initiative, Inc., a nonprofit company it formed with Canadian provinces to coordinate emissions programs. Will others join them?
The assumption that the country is run by a lunatic is not only incorrect — it’s dangerous.
And how to fix it.
You can expect more lawsuits against opioid companies in 2017.
Chicago, still negotiating with the Justice Department over reforming its police force, says things would get only worse under a new Trump admin 'sanctuary city' policy.
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations division hosted an "industry day" for technology companies interested in building a new tool for "extreme vetting."
To give an example of how quickly affordable housing can vanish, between 2007 and 2014, 25 percent of the rent-stabilized apartments on the Upper West Side of Manhattan were deregulated.
Departments have had to take back hundreds of officers over the past decade after appeals required by union contracts.
Most people adjudicated in the criminal-justice system today waive the right to a trial and the host of protections that go along with one, including the right to appeal. Innocence is irrelevant.
America increasingly relies on a small group of multigenerational military families to fight its wars. That’s a problem.
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