Poverty Safari

People from deprived communities all around Britain feel misunderstood and unheard Darren McGarvey, aka Loki gives voice to their feelings and concerns, and the anger that is spilling over Anger he says we will have to get used to, unless things change He invites you to come on a Safari of sort

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America s cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of p

Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

An eminent sociologist and bestselling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society We are living in a time of deep divisions Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country hasn t seen s

How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood

The term gentrification has become a buzzword to describe the changes in urban neighborhoods across the country, but we don t realize just how threatening it is It means than the arrival of trendy shops, much maligned hipsters, and expensive lattes The very future of American cities as vibran

Street Smart: A Fifty-Year Mistake Set Right and the Great Urban Revival

Alternate cover for this edition can be found here With wit and sharp insight, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City, Sam Schwartz a.k.a Gridlock Sam, one of the most respected transportation engineers in the world and consummate insider in NYC political circles, uncovers how American citi

The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation

Mayors Richard M Daley and Rahm Emanuel have touted and promoted Chicago as a world class city The skyscrapers kissing the clouds, the billion dollar Millennium Park, Michelin rated restaurants, pristine lake views, fabulous shopping, vibrant theater scene, downtown flower beds and stellar archi