POLICY

How to Stay Put When You Can't Afford Your Own Neighborhood - AARP Bulletin, October 27, 2008
A variety of approaches are trying to make sure seniors can grow old in gentrified cities

The Seeds of Discontent - U.S.News & World Report, May 24, 1999
Down on the farm, suddenly there's too much food - and prices are plunging

Fed-up cities turn to evicting the homeless- U.S.News & World Report, January 11, 1999
One urban problem with no good answer.

A Couch Potato Factor - U.S.News & World Report, May 25, 1998
The drop in property crime may owe less to gates and alarms than to cable TV watching

Home Wreckers - The New Republic, November 24, 1997
Who's partly to blame for the latest au pair murder? Congress.

Road Rage - U.S.News & World Report, June 2, 1997
This cover story (which I coauthored) examines why Americans are such dangerous drivers.

Kid Looks Like the Mailman? - U.S.News & World Report, January 27, 1997
Find your true father at the growing number of DNA testing clinics.

Need Work? Go to Jail - U.S.News & World Report, December 9, 1996
Prison labor exists in America too. Here's how corporations are going behind bars to employ low-paid workers.

The Drought of 1996 - U.S.News & World Report, June 10, 1996
An on-scene report from last year's dry heartland.

Halting the Air Raid - The Washington Monthly, June 1995
When Congress finally auctioned off portions of the radio spectrum in 1995, telecom speculators could no longer rip off the nation's treasury.