Some say the more than 230 cities that lost their bids for Amazon's second headquarters were dupes in the retailer's game. In fact, they were willing participants with their own aims.
Police practices like stop and frisk are often criticized as racial profiling. But it can be tricky to figure out from the data which officers are the worst offenders.
An unprecedented onslaught from the US hasn't destroyed the terrorist organization. What is the secret of its resilience?
As Toronto hurtles towards its population dense future, the making of significant green communities for its waterfront needs to be urgently considered.
Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
A researcher takes a closer look at the millions of unauthorized workers who play an essential role in the U.S. economy – and why they matter.
How to move beyond the warm words about tackling urban heat islands to doing something about them.
If the nature we desire is, in fact, its expression as untamed wildness, then we should turn to the creativity of artists as well as urban designers when building our cities.
Politicians assume that voters cannot face the financial truth. To democracy experts this is just wrong. Involving voters results in better budgets as shows history from ancient Greece.
New York, California and other high-tax states are angling to use the charitable deduction and state payroll taxes as workarounds to shield both their residents and their revenue.
Does 21st century corporate logic contain the seeds of its own destruction?
The experiences of a migrant district in Scotland's biggest city could be the shape of things to come.
Public art and gender politics clash in corporate America.
Jim Dine and other pop artists like Andy Warhol took everyday things and transformed them into magical objects. In his prints a robe could become a self-portrait, a president, or a hero.
It's the 100th anniversary of the birth of graphic novel pioneer Will Eisner.
Warhol has become one of the most well known artists in the world, but his work still has secrets to reveal.
As the series draws to a close, it will leave in its wake controversy and debate.
On sale in New York for US$2,000. Don't all rush at once.
A fundraising initiative in Scotland has made headlines, but good intentions are not enough when it comes to helping vulnerable people.
Airbnb may have faced eviction in New York, but it has a great relationship with the authorities in most other cities around the world.