Worldwide real estate makes up 60% of the value of all global assets. But it's being concentrated into the hands of a wealthy few.
Hillary Clinton has been deeply frustrated in her efforts to dismiss Bernie Sanders' candidacy.
Hillary Clinton’s 'slow and steady push' is hardly inspiring. But it shows she is playing the long game, already positioning herself as the centrist candidate for the election in November.
Voting in Port Washington, NY.
Two weeks ago Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz were riding high. The New York primary changes all that with decisive victories for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Team Clinton: from 1992 to 2016.
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The story of New York's 1992 Democratic primary -- when another Clinton beat another left wing candidate with the help of another Cuomo.
While New York clings firmly to its system of rent control, London's housing market has changed too much to re-introduce them.
Ted Cruz speaks at a rally in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Is 'chutzpah' actually – as Ted Cruz claimed – a New York word? And what's with the candidate's insistence on distancing himself from New York City?
New York Fashion Week has grown from its humble second world war roots into a cultural juggernaut.
New York Fashion week starts today and the world will watch outrageous designs strut down the runway. How did New York become one of the great fashion centres of the modern world?
Jackson Heights possesses an abundance of diverse cuisine.
Frederick Wiseman's documentary 'In Jackson Heights' explores the joys, struggles, victories and defeats of one of the most diverse communities in the country.
Long Island gallerist Glafira Rosales (left) sold fake paintings to Knoedler director Ann Freedman (right), who then turned them around for millions. Was Freedman aware that they were fakes?
What, exactly, was going on at the Knoedler Gallery in the years leading up to a forgery indictment?
Boston has some of the highest rents – and lowest vacancy rates – in the country.
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In a competitive rental market, landlords can easily skirt anti-discrimination laws.
Free, but at what cost?
New York City is developing a 'free' public Wi-Fi network to be deployed throughout the city, but the poorly appreciated price is our privacy.
Woody Guthrie lived in Fred Trump’s Beach Haven apartment complex for two years.
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In the 1950s, Woody Guthrie lived in one of Fred Trump's buildings. In newly discovered, never before published writings, Guthrie bitterly rails against the developer's color line.
The film's exploration of a young Irish woman's emigration to 1950s New York digs beneath nostalgic stereotype.
The influence of British immigrants to the United States shows us that migrants have long been city-makers.
Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village border the FDR Drive in Lower Manhattan.
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Sure, a chunk of Stuyvesant Town's units will remain affordable for 20 years. But what happens after that?
Having all your green in one place or not has been taxing urban planners for some time.
A drummer performs at the Beijing International Jazz Festival.
With Blue Note Jazz Club opening a venue in Beijing, a genre that's flagging stateside may experience a Far East revival.
Forgiveness, as we have seen in the aftermath of the Charleston killings, is a hallmark of the Black Church. But what psychic toll do these acts of forgiveness exact?
Making things happen in Philadelphia
New research shows how cities are tackling the issues usually dealt with by states and the federal government
A few more trees and a little less aircon and we’d all be in clover.
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Cities may only occupy about 2% of the world’s habitable land, but they are big drivers of global climate change. Cities are usually hotter than rural areas, and get referred to in the jargon as “urban…