- The Death of the Fringe Suburb
by Christopher B. Leinberger
There has been a profound structural shift — a reversal of what took place in the 1950s, when drivable suburbs boomed and flourished as center cities emptied and withered.
- Finding Our Way to True Belonging
by Brene Brown
True belonging requires us to be vulnerable, get uncomfortable, and learn how to be present with people — without sacrificing who we are.
- The Rise of the New Groupthink
by Susan Cain
Most of us now work in teams, in offices without walls, for managers who prize people skills above all other capacities. Collaboration is in — but we need to factor privacy and solitude into the picture.
- The Ten Principles of Burning Man
by Larry Harvey
Radical inclusion, gifting, decommodification, communal effort, leaving no trace: This sounds like a recipe for ideal community, and Burning Man tests out these principles every year.
- What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities
by Kim Parker, Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Anna Brown, Richard Fry, D’Vera Cohn and Ruth Igielnik
Large demographic shifts are reshaping America: It's aging, growing in numbers, and becoming more racially and ethnically diverse. These trends play out differently across community types.