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City Politics

Higher Standards for Detroit Elections

Brianna Fritz | Posted 02.01.2014 | Detroit
Brianna Fritz

We elect our city clerk to triple check her work. We trust our clerk to prepare for the unexpected. And we hold our clerk to the very highest standards, because if our vote is in jeopardy, our voice is too.

The Re-Ruination of the Waterfront

Terence Clarke | Posted 12.24.2013 | San Francisco
Terence Clarke

Those of us who lived in San Francisco at the time well remember the ruination of the waterfront by the double decker freeway that ran its length. A monstrosity, the freeway successfully blocked the city from its own bay shore.

Code For America

Ariel Charney | Posted 09.03.2012 | Technology
Ariel Charney

On a day set aside to reflect on what our country means to us, we're calling on all Americans to think about what they can freely do to make our cities better. Let's ask not what our cities can do for us, but what we can do for our cities.