Interesting reflection on Concentrated Poverty by Maya Dukmasova

This powerful and thoughtful post by Maya Dukmasova is an important corrective to much of the discussion of concentrated poverty:https://www.slate.com/articles/business/metropolis/2015/07/_concentrated_poverty_the_term_has_noble_intentions_but_it_s_damaging_our.single.html 

Architecture of Segregation

I have a new Century Foundation report:  The Architecture of Segregation: Civil Unrest, the Concentration of Poverty, and Public Policy.  Since 2000, the number of persons living in high-poverty neighborhoods has climbed 91 percent.  Detroit is one of the hardest hit metropolitan areas.  (A PDF version that is easier to print can be found here).  Here … Read more of Architecture of Segregation

Concentration of Poverty Rises Since 2000

After a dramatic increase in the concentration of poverty between 1970 and 1990, there were substantial declines in the 1990s related to a booming economy and changes in housing policy that favored decentralized forms of housing subsidies. Unfortunately, the concentration of poverty has surged once again since 2000. A new report issued jointly by the … Read more of Concentration of Poverty Rises Since 2000

To end war crimes, you must first stop committing them

This is a outside of my normal focus on domestic issues, but my co-author Marie Chevrier is an expert on chemical and biological weapons arms control, as well as international law and diplomacy. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marie-isabelle-chevrier/time-to-stop-the-war-crim_b_3914465.html