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On the Prospect of an Urbanism of the Poor

Assistant Professor Rubén Casas asks readers to consider whether urbanism can be truly equitable if its advocates are only those with time, access and privilege.

The Urbanist
November 16, 2020

Nature is Returning

Urban ecologist Chris Schell says that one outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people are noticing urban wildlife in their midst and seeing that the ecology of cities isn't "broken."

October 28, 2020

Washington state should enact new taxes on the wealthy Subscription

UW Tacoma economist Katie Baird, also a member of the Washington State Budget & Policy Center, calls on the legislature to enact an income tax on those with high incomes, citing the regressive nature of the state's existing tax policy.

Puget Sound Business Journal
October 26, 2020