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Aging Metropolitan Areas Ranked

Wendell Cox | Posted 10.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Wendell Cox

The common thread among movers is aspiration --- seeking better lives. People move to places they can afford and where they can hope for a higher standard of living.

Ferguson, Philadelphia and the Changing Geography of Race

Steven Conn | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Steven Conn

What does the erosion of the economic and social fabric in these suburbs mean for the future of our metropolitan regions? What does it tell us about the great social experiment in suburbanization altogether?

Today's American Revolution

Jennifer Bradley | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Jennifer Bradley

In the absence of constructive action in Washington, cities and metropolitan areas have emerged as the can-do directors of the nation, taking powerful steps to grow jobs and remake their economies for the long haul.

Cities Where Everyone Has A Job

24/7 Wall St. | Samuel Weigley | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: While the U.S. unemployment rate has improved markedly from the double digits during the recession, it was still stuck at 7.9 perc...

Cities With The Most Job Postings

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

Terrible as the job crisis might be, not all job markets are created equal. And certain cities have seen particularly notable improvement. The num...

Redefining "Local" Government

John M. Eger | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
John M. Eger

The new global knowledge based economy, not to mention our current fiscal crisis, demands that government rethink how to organize itself to be most competitive.

Suburbia's Disastrously High Unemployment Rate

The New Republic | Emily Garr | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

In the three years since the recession began the number of unemployed in the nation increased by 90 percent, or 6.6 million people. As our latest geog...

T-Mobile Is Now "America's Largest 4G Network"

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

As the debate over which  mobile operator actually has a 4G network wages on -- what is not in doubt is the fierce competition between the carriers ...

T-Mobile myTouch Delivers High-Definition Video Over HSPA+

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Magenta continues to forge ahead in the mobile market. Today the company announced the new myTouch smartphone and the continued expansion of its next ...

10 Local American Economies That Have Changed Forever

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall St.: A city does not die when its last resident moves away. Death happens when municipalities lose the industries and vital populations ...

Metro-Area Unemployment: December Data Show Unemployment Worsened In Most Cities And Counties

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rose in most cities and counties in December, signaling that companies remain reluctant to hire even as the economy re...