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Hate the Rioting, but Love the Rioters

Riots have erupted in Baltimore, Maryland after Freddie Gray, a 25-year old arrested for possession of a switchblade, died in custody after his neck was… 1,361 more words

Politics

The City is Burning

This morning I woke with an overwhelming sadness; a feeling of loss and hopelessness. An understanding that I cannot truly make a difference.  Recently, I have been unfulfilled in my career.   171 more words

Income Inequality: Do We Care? It Depends on What You Measure, Part 1

Over the past few years, the concept of income inequality has come up frequently in the news. I recently attended a conference in which this… 768 more words

Philosophy

Climate Injustice and Cities (Part One)

Peter Marcotullio
Hunter College – City University of New York, USA


Climate injustice refers to the uneven contribution to and effects of climate change. It is often said that those that have contributed the least to the problem are affected the most. 1,796 more words

Blog

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, April 28

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on TwitterFacebook… 856 more words

Transportation Headlines

The New Politics of Inequality

This short paper is a summary of my inaugural lecture, given on April 29th 2015. A longer version of the lecture is available here from the 30th April, and a video of the lecture will be available in the near future. 1,111 more words

Rioting and Violence in Baltimore

I’m just gonna start out by saying Black Lives Matter. Just as much as white lives. We are all human beings and that fact doesn’t change no matter what your skin color is. 845 more words