Archive for November, 2006

Smart Decline

November 1, 2006

Youngstown has lost more than half its population. Those people aren’t coming back. But shrinking doesn’t have to mean dying.

Governing, November 2006

Plus: My photo essay on Youngstown, and interviews with Mayor Jay Williams and urban planner Hunter Morrison.

UPDATE: New York Times Magazine includes “creative shrinkage” in its 2006 Year in Ideas issue. Now where did they read about that?


Profile of Bush’s Homelessness Czar

November 1, 2006

Philip Mangano may be all that’s left of compassionate conservatism.

Governing, November 2006