The Nation

The tech industry's push into San Francisco has entailed a fight for political and cultural legitimacy as well as social justice--one that shakes up conventional wisdom about conservatism, progressivism, and progress itself.
Aug 2, 2014   The Nation
The Obama administration has been touting its dedication of $48.1 billion in stimulus money to roads and transit projects. But it's all going towards new projects, not day-to-day operational needs.
Jul 25, 2009   The Nation
For years, not-for-profit agencies were relied upon to cover social and housing services formerly provided by governments. Now that municipal and state budgets are drying up along with foundation grants, NGOs are losing their funding sources.
Mar 16, 2009   The Nation
The world is facing a water crisis, and existing development and management practices are only making it worse. This interview with water expert Peter Gleick looks at what's being done wrong and how it can be done right.
Feb 22, 2009   The Nation
This piece from <em>The Nation</em> looks at the prospect of transit in America, what a renewed nationwide system could accomplish, and what it would take to achieve politically.
Feb 5, 2009   The Nation
Architect Teddy Cruz examines the south-north flow of "nonconforming urbanism" in the Tijuana-San Diego region, and how changing communities in this dynamic area could shape the way we think about increasing density.
Feb 4, 2009   The Nation
Tijuana is literally built with the development waste of nearby San Diego, California. This video by Laura Hanna shows how.
Jan 31, 2009   The Nation
Underwhelmed by government, communities, organizations (like ACORN) and ad-hoc citizen's groups are coming together to fight back against foreclosures.
Jan 26, 2009   The Nation
Some economists are arguing that the proposed federal bailout of Wall Street will do little for the economy unless it includes provisions to reinvest in infrastructure and refinance mortgages.
Sep 25, 2008   The Nation
People of color are finding it more and more difficult to secure housing in New Orleans, as new and old forms of housing discrimination -- and overt racism -- are conspiring to keep them out.
Sep 3, 2008   The Nation
With heating oil expected to be 36% more expensive, natural gas twice that amount, and LIHEAP funding lower than it was in the 1980s, there are grave warnings that the northeastern U.S. could be facing a "frozen Katrina" this winter.
Aug 15, 2008   The Nation