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Who Benefits From Democratic Control? Jan. 23, 2019

Walter E. Williams

In 1976, Gerald Ford won 15 percent of the black vote. That's the most of any recent Republican pres... Read More

America's Wealth Floods Into Already Wealthy Cities Nov. 15, 2018

Froma Harrop

When Amazon chose a Queens neighborhood across from Manhattan for one of its new headquarters, James... Read More

How to Prevent Overdose Deaths -- and How Not To Sep. 02, 2018

Steve Chapman

In the next 24 hours, we can expect that some 200 Americans will die of drug overdoses. The relentle... Read More

Gentry Liberals Own the Democratic Party Feb. 09, 2018

Michael Barone

Amid the brouhahas about the Nunes memo and immigration, an item from Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago B... Read More

The Chase for Amazon Will End in Tears Oct. 08, 2017

Steve Chapman

The mayors doing their utmost to get Amazon's second headquarters for their cities are having a gran... Read More

Elite Cities Should Share the Wealth (and Crowding) With Others Sep. 14, 2017

Froma Harrop

As Seattle ascended into the club of superstar American cities, its housing became expensive and its... Read More

Micro Housing Apr. 12, 2017

Small Spaces

Many millennials show an affinity for living close to their place of employment, and recreating, exe... Read More

Lower Conduct Standards for Liberals Feb. 01, 2017

Walter E. Williams

One can only imagine the widespread media, political and intellectual condemnation of Republicans an... Read More

The Streets Cannot Be a Home Jun. 28, 2016

Froma Harrop

The homeless can be scary people. They may block sidewalks, curse passers-by and aggressively demand... Read More

The Cure for Expensive Cities Is Moving Vans May. 24, 2016

Froma Harrop

A funny thing didn't happen on the way to the digital revolution. It failed to empty out the citie... Read More

No Safe Space to Shoot Up Apr. 10, 2016

Debra J. Saunders

Larry Campbell, a former cop and former mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, was appalled as he cam... Read More

Stadium Bonds Jan. 13, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Several years ago, I bought $25,000 of the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority bond... Read More

A Tale of Two Terrors: Paris and New York Nov. 19, 2015

Froma Harrop

Like most people, I'm thinking of the terrorist trauma in Paris, though with a somewhat different pe... Read More

Cities Losing People, Not Brains Oct. 29, 2015

Froma Harrop

The population of New Orleans fell 7.3 percent after Hurricane Katrina, but guess what. NOLA now has... Read More

Seeking Sanctuary Sanity in US Senate Jul. 23, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

July 1 was one of those evenings when you feel blessed to be in San Francisco, especially if you are... Read More

Of Course Democrats Deserve the Blame for What's Happening in Baltimore May. 01, 2015

David Harsanyi

If a person happens to point out that Baltimore's criminally inept government has been run exclusive... Read More

More Is Not Merrier in Our Congested Cities Apr. 09, 2015

Froma Harrop

New York and San Francisco are expensive places to live. That's a big problem for the nation because... Read More

Take a Hike and Hike Your Health Aug. 15, 2014

C Force

Q: Chuck, you've always been seen by me as a guy who walks the walk. I try to walk whenever and wher... Read More

Hipsters Have Children, Too Mar. 13, 2014

Froma Harrop

Disapproving of white urban liberals can be a career for right-leaning sociologists. A decade or two... Read More

Who Belongs Downtown? Mar. 06, 2014

Froma Harrop

Many American cities now enjoy an amazing reversal of fortune. Once hollowed-out shells mainly for t... Read More