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Bursting the Bubble: The Challenges of Working and Living in the National Capital Region


Living in the national capital region looks like it has its advantages. Employment levels are back to where they were before the recession. The unemployment rate is far lower than that of the country as a whole. Incomes are high, especially for highly educated workers. From outside this bubble, things look pretty good. However, the bubble obscures a […]


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July 23rd, 2014
Reeves Center Swap: The Rush to Build The Stadium Could Leave Us with Regret
Wes Rivers

Mayor Gray’s plan to sell the Reeves Center to help pay for a soccer stadium raises a number of concerns. Rather than seeking input from the community and setting requirements on the redevelopment in ways that meet the neighborhood’s needs, the mayor’s plan would allow the developer, Akridge, to do whatever it wants with the […]

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