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New York's Middle-Class Squeeze

A new survey shows that city residents feel increasingly trapped by a government that favors the rich.

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Flying Below the Radar: Making Local Progress in Spite of National Dysfunction

Will Friedman, Ph.D.

In cities big and small, where most people live and work, the ability of residents and officials to solve problems has not abated and may actually have picked up.

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Webinar: Using Key PB Metrics and Toolkit Materials

November 11, 2015

In this one-hour webinar hosted on October 8th, 2015, we spoke with local evaluators and implementers of participatory budgeting about the toolkit and its accompanying materials.

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Participatory Budgeting Processes Spend $50m Across U.S. and Canada

First-ever comprehensive analysis reveals wide variety in how communities implement PB, with allocations ranging from $61k to $3.4 million

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Survey: Most Americans Do Not Associate Price with Quality in Health Care

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