liberals and conservatives

April 5, 2015, 1pm PDT
A writer for a national environmental publication searches for middle ground in the climate change policy debate.
Grist
January 12, 2015, 2pm PST
If we remove our ideological blinders, we might notice that the traditional city serves the interests of both the Left and the Right. Common ground, literally and figuratively. Ben Brown explores.
PlaceShakers
October 1, 2014, 6am PDT
A column by Reihan Salam takes exception to Joel Kotkin's recent portrayal of "anti-suburban conservatives."
National Review Online
July 15, 2014, 8am PDT
Although recent studies and controversies such as Agenda 21 make anti-urban politics seem like a right wing commodity, a new book details the implications of a long history of bi-partisan anti-urbanism.
The Boston Globe
July 10, 2014, 2pm PDT
A prominent conservative blogger cites James Howard Kunstler, Edmund Burke, and Joan Didion in making the case for New Urbanist ideals of place, despite the stigma in conservative circles.
The Week
June 16, 2014, 12pm PDT
Emily Badger pulls particularly salient information from last week's Pew Research Center's report on political attitudes: liberals prefer the city while conservatives prefer small towns and rural areas.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
October 10, 2013, 6am PDT
Come November, 11 of Colorado's 64 counties, mostly in northeast, will vote to form a new state. Jack Healy explores what's behind the 51st State Initiative, what set it off, as well as other secession movements, mostly by rural areas in the U.S.
The New York Times - U.S.
March 20, 2013, 8am PDT
Here's a news item that's sure to make for interesting conversation at your next dinner party. A new study has found that liberal homeowners tend to use at least five percent less electricity than conservatives.
Pacific Standard