Traveling the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to explore how the two countries are linked—and how they’re separated. (NPR)

How “the trifecta of globalization, climate change and digital technology” has reshaped architecture as a profession and as an art. (The New Republic)

One of the fastest-growing racial or ethnic groups in the U.S.—with one of the longer life expectancies—is also the most financially unprepared for retirement. (Code Switch)

A new graphic memoir shows how “the streets of a city can simultaneously foster and crush social change, and how urban humans cling to personal freedom in an increasingly monitored world.” (Bloomberg)

The stunning winner of World Press Photo of the Year “opens up discussions about technology, globalization, migration, poverty, desperation, alienation, humanity.” (The Guardian)

Just how segregated are the poor across U.S. metros? (Bloomberg)

The Ford Foundation

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