Recently by Jake Blumgart
Downtowns Are Suffering Through a Mom-and-Popcalypse
Feb 22, 2022
Just How Philly Was Philly After the Super Bowl?
Feb 05, 2018
Why Detroit Erupted—and What Kathryn Bigelow’s Movie Gets Right and Wrong About Its History
Aug 14, 2017
Why Even Diverse Neighborhoods Remain Segregated by Race
July 24, 2017
Housing Is Shamefully Segregated. Who Segregated It?
June 02, 2017
Fair Housing Still Has a Chance Under Trump
March 14, 2017
Philadelphia’s Police Used to Be Brutal With Protesters. Then They Learned to Chill Out.
July 26, 2016
Too Many Americans Live on the Edge of Eviction. Here’s How to Fix the Problem.
July 01, 2016
Why Fights Over “Busing” Were Always About Keeping Schools Segregated
April 12, 2016
Evictions Used to Be Rare and Scandalous. Now They’re an Epidemic.
March 17, 2016
If You Want to Understand the Depth of New York’s Housing Crisis, Talk to the “Ghost Tenants”
March 03, 2016
The U.S. Infrastructure Crisis Is Here. Flint Was the Beginning. Who’s Next?
Jan 28, 2016
Burlington, Vermont, Has a Strange, Successful Model of Affordable Housing. Thank Bernie Sanders.
Jan 19, 2016
Why Landlords Almost Always Have an Edge Over the Low-Income Renters They Want to Evict
Dec 08, 2015
Creed Isn’t Just Exciting and Inspirational—It’s Remarkably Clear-Eyed About Poverty in Philadelphia
Dec 02, 2015
A Massive Chunk of Philly Just Went Car-Free for a Weekend. So Should Every City.
Oct 01, 2015
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
Aug 31, 2015
Bartenders and Bouncers Need to Step Up to Protect Women From Sexual Aggression
April 02, 2014
Portland’s Fight Against Fluoridated Water
May 17, 2013
More People Should Get the HPV Vaccine
Jan 25, 2013