Newly Released Maps Show How Housing Discrimination Happened – National Geographic

Cover of January, 1915 National Geographic Mag...

Cover of January, 1915 National Geographic Magazine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


The National Geographic provides a historic new online collection of documents showing historical bigotry in banking and real estate in the US.

Source: Newly Released Maps Show How Housing Discrimination Happened

It’s no wonder that US politics is so divisive.

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Opinion – Forget the nation-state: cities will transform the way we conduct foreign affairs | World Economic Forum

WEF reports that the international activism of cities and states is rapidly growing, transforming diplomatic practices and the delivery of public services.

Source: Forget the nation-state: cities will transform the way we conduct foreign affairs | World Economic Forum

For a good example look at the Brexit negotiations where Theresa May is ready to pay billions of pounds to protect the financial services industry – the solution will protect London and the metropolitan elites from the economic ravages of Brexit. It looks like Labour voters in major northern cities will be held to account for their Brexit votes.

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