Economy League staff shares compelling reads on compelling subjects.
From Brookings: "Cities have emerged as a bright spot of democracy in the United States today. With the federal government mired in gridlock and hyper-partisanship, local leaders are stepping up to advance solutions to their unique economic, social, and environmental challenges. As a result, the public maintains high trust in local government while its faith in federal institutions has eroded dramatically."
An important piece by Mike Newall in the Inquirer, part of the #BrokeInPhilly series, digging into the depths of Philadelphia's growing hunger crisis.