Saturday Link Love: Tax Schemes, Child-Friendly Cities, and Regions

Saturday Link Love: Tax Schemes, Child-Friendly Cities, and Regions December 22, 2018

Saturday Link Love is a feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier!

Rebuilding a City from the Eye of a Child, on City Lab—“The ambitious mayor of Tirana, Albania, is selling a wary constituency on economic transformation by putting kids at the forefront of his agenda.”

Tenants today are reportedly still paying for a Trump family tax scheme from the 1990s, on Vox—“But those inflated rents didn’t just affect tenants at the time. Because increases carry forward, the padded costs are now baked into the system, and have been compounded by years of annual rent increases.”

No, Feminists Do Not Prefer Sexists Over Woke Men, on Houston Press—“Ley’s premise, as derived from the recent study by Pelin Guland and Tom R. Kupfer, is that while women claim they don’t like sexist men, actually polling them reveals that they enjoy traits like assertiveness usually associated with ‘bad boys.'”

This map shows the US really has 11 separate ‘nations’ with entirely different cultures, on Business Insider—“The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity. Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.”

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