2019 Cities Series
Krieg Barrie

Sin in the city

Cities | An attempt to rank America’s most vice-ridden places provides a flawed but insightful snapshot of modern-day morality
by Marvin Olasky & World Journalism Institute students
Posted 4/25/19, 04:28 pm

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Mountain movers

Cities | Medellín, Colombia, once the murder capital of the world, now bustles with better activity
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/29/19, 10:43 am

Fourth in a series on changing cities

On a clear morning in mid-February, a giant boom and a billowing cloud brought a dramatic turn in one of Colombia’s most infamous storylines. Engineers in the northern city of Medellín triggered 180 detonators and demolished the six-story building that drug-lord Pablo Escobar once called home. 

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Ambition, money, and mercy: faces of Austin

Cities | People are flocking to Austin for the jobs, education, and hip culture, but the city’s rapid growth is hurting some longtime and low-income residents
by Charissa Crotts
Posted 3/28/19, 03:58 pm

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