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On the eve of landfall of Hurricane Sandy, Matthew Yglesias recalls Mitt Romney's 2011 response to a GOP primary debate question in which he called federal disaster relief spending "immoral."
Oct 29, 2012   Slate.com
In response to a New York Times investigation in to the energy wastage of Internet companies and their vast, electricity-sucking data centers, Will Oremus argues that we all need to take a look at our own online carbon footprints.
Sep 26, 2012   Slate.com
While Jim Saska admits that he's a jerk on his bicycle, he argues that the general perception among drivers that all cyclists are maniacs is not supported by statistics, and is instead a function of emotion [language warning].
Sep 25, 2012   Slate.com
Matthew Yglesias reports on how Los Angeles is embracing its natural advantages to become an "ideal transit city," matching its transit investments with improvements to the built environment.
Sep 17, 2012   Slate.com
Recently Congress voted in favor of a GOP measure to scrap the American Community Survey, on the basis of its alleged intrusiveness. Now a backlash is growing in defense of the survey, even among some conservatives, reports Matthew Yglesias.
May 29, 2012   Slate.com
In the final installment of his series on "Walking in America" on Slate, Tom Vanderbilt looks at why so much of the built environment is hostile to pedestrians, and how planning can change that.
Apr 15, 2012   Slate.com
To launch his new 4-part series on walking in <em>Slate</em>, Tom Vanderbilt describes the "public health nightmare" of a country that has forgotten how to walk.
Apr 10, 2012   Slate.com
As part of its "Future Tense" initiative with the New America Foundation, Slate is exploring the concept of resilience. In this article, Patrick Doherty makes the case for improving America's resilience by reconsidering suburban development.
Mar 22, 2012   Slate.com
Robert Cyran and Agnes T. Crane discuss the changing dynamics of the U.S. housing market and suggest that reduced inventories, pent-up demand and an improved employment outlook may mean more stability.
Mar 20, 2012   Slate.com
Slate looks at the history and importance of signage and wayfinding design.
Mar 8, 2010   Slate.com
Witold Rybczynski takes a look at architecture that has fared poorly with time.
Feb 4, 2010   Slate.com