How to build affordable housing that “doesn’t empty the bank account or crush the soul.” (New York Magazine)

As the U.S. low-wage workforce has shifted to become older and more educated, climbing above the poverty line has only gotten harder. (The New York Times)

What does homophobia cost a nation? A draft report presented to the World Bank estimates that for India, the annual cost is at least $31 billion. (Buzzfeed)

How Burmese filmmakers are using their medium to push for greater political and historical transparency—and how documentary filmmakers all over the globe are pushing at the boundaries of their genre. (Foreign Policy, The New York Times)

How the Web needs to change in the next 25 years. (Vice)

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