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Reading American cities: books about Seattle

The north-western American city of entrepreneurs, where nature coexists with a tech-obsessed culture, has a rich cultural life despite its small size.

Books

Expanding Opportunities in America’s Urban Areas

Center for American Progress

SOURCE: AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez

The sun sets behind the city skyline on January 7, 2015, in San Francisco.

By the Poverty to Prosperity Program & the CAP Economic Policy Team | Monday, March 23, 2015… 697 more words

In The News

Is Delhi really that dangerous? - Jenny & Dave Prager

“It’s clear even from the newspapers that Delhi’s day-to-day dangers are nowhere near the level of even the safest American cities. The papers  report every crime as if it heralds the end of days, but the fact that simple robberies make the news as often as they do suggests that bigger crimes are not occurring at a comparable rate.” – Jenny & Dave Prager… 648 more words

India

Vote to feature Wichita on new Monopoly game board

Wichita could be featured in the next version of Monopoly called “Monopoly Here and Now.”

Twenty American cities will be featured as property spaces in the new game. 101 more words

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