The Hidden Costs of Capitalism

We have highways, high rises, beach front property, inexpensive toys, and organic food shipped quickly to Whole Foods daily, but at what cost? Who profits most from these luxuries, and who pays the most? This post tries to answer those questions and, in the end, suggests a different path forward.

Community Development & Gentrification: A Tale of Two Cities

For decades city planners, economists, and social justice advocates have wrestled with the challenge of improving blighted or low-income neighborhoods without making them unaffordable to current residents. Now it is the City Different’s turn. A refreshing break from the world of war — let’s improve our city without displacing our neighbors. Here’s where we can make…