Urban decay
Urban decay (also known as urban rot and urban blight) is the process whereby a previously functioning city, or part of a city, falls into disrepair and decrepitude. It may feature deindustrialization...
Urban decay - Wikipedia
12 Dead And Dozens Shot In Chicago Bloody Christmas Weekend
Chicago's citywide crime wave didn't slow down during the holiday weekend. City police investigated 27 shooting incidents this Christmas weekend, 12 of which...
Paul Ryan Blasted For Lack Of Minorities In Intern Photo
“A crate of Wonder Bread isn’t as white as that Republican intern selfie Paul Ryan took," one Twitter user said.
6 Famous Ghost Towns And Abandoned Cities
Abandoned ruins are usually associated with ancient cities like Pompeii or Machu Picchu, but many 19th and 20th century settlements were also left to rot after natural disasters, wars or economic depr...
9 Shot After Gunfire Erupts At Brooklyn House Party
Thirteen people were injured during a barrage of gunfire at a backyard house party in Brooklyn early Sunday — one of four shooting incidents overnight, cops said. A group of unidentified men opened fi...
Connecticut Ghost Town On Sale For 800k
It was once a theme park, a textile mill, a movie set, and a ghost town and now it can be yours.
Historian Says Don't 'Sanitize' How Our Government Created Ghettos
Fifty years after the repeal of Jim Crow, many African-Americans still live in segregated ghettos in the country's metropolitan areas. Richard Rothstein, a research associate at the Economic Policy In...
Former Titans, Jets running back Chris Johnson wounded in drive-by shooting (updated)
One man is dead; ex-running back and another man are in stable condition in an Orlando hospital.
The urban explorers of the ex-USSR
Exploring the grandiose buildings and industrial infrastructure left over from the USSR is a popular pastime for some young people - but not the faint-hearted...
Everything You Think You Know About Gangs Is Wrong
“Blood in, blood out,” is the old, stereotypical street gang saying. Joining a gang is supposed to require an intense initiation, perhaps involving the commission of a crime to prove one’s loyalty. Le...
25 Notoriously Dangerous Gangs
With everything from street gangs to international crime syndicates be ready to meet 25 notoriously dangerous gangs
10 Abandoned Ghost Towns
Once not so long ago there were a lot of people, children, life on the streets of the once great cities. It is enough to look at these empty buildings and deserted streets overgrown. just as if there ...
20 Amazing Abandoned Mansions
All over the world, grand mansions, stately homes and other opulent residences that have fallen into ruin are reminders of an elegant past and the changing nature of the times. Underscoring both a ric...
Ghost town - The Strangest and Most Tragic Ghost Towns from Around the World
There is nothing more haunting than a once-thriving town that has been abandoned and consumed by the elements. Here are images from some of the most incredible ghost towns in the world.
Ghost town
A ghost town is an abandoned village, town or city, usually one which contains substantial visible remains. A town often becomes a ghost town because the economic activity that supported it has failed...
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Welfare state
A welfare state is a concept of government in which the state plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the economic and social well-being of its citizens. It is based on the principles of e...
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Buildering
Buildering (also known as edificeering, urban climbing, structuring, or stegophily) describes the act of climbing on the outside of buildings and other artificial structures. The word "buildering" is ...
St. James Town
St. James Town (sometimes misspelled St. Jamestown) is a neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It lies in the northeast corner of the downtown area. The neighbourhood covers the area bounded by S...
St. James Town - Wikipedia
Paul Ryan Blasted For Lack Of Minorities In Intern Photo
“A crate of Wonder Bread isn’t as white as that Republican intern selfie Paul Ryan took," one Twitter user said.
6 Famous Ghost Towns And Abandoned Cities
Abandoned ruins are usually associated with ancient cities like Pompeii or Machu Picchu, but many 19th and 20th century settlements were also left to rot after natural disasters, wars or economic depr...
The Globalized City
The Globalized City: Economic Restructing and Social Polarization in European Cities is a collection of discussions and case studies of large-scale urban development projects in nine European cities. ...
The Globalized City - Wikipedia
Inclusive entrepreneurship
Inclusive entrepreneurship is about a set of attitudes, competences and skills which allow people to turn their dreams into concrete projects or “enterprises” and then see these through to fruition. I...
White flight
White flight is a term that originated in the United States, starting in the mid-20th century, and applied to the large-scale migration of whites of various European ancestries from racially mixed urb...
White flight - Wikipedia