Articles by Blair A. Ruble

About Blair A. Ruble

Blair Ruble is Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Program on Global Sustainability and Resilience which includes its Comparative Urban Studies Program. His most recent book, Washington’s U Street: A Biography, examines the challenges of gentrification in Washington, D.C.

Fight not Flight: Lessons from Detroit

Several of the speakers at the recent Meeting of the Minds in Detroit – including Mayor Bill Peduto of Pittsburgh, Mayor Dawn Zimmer of Hoboken, together with several foundation and community leaders from Detroit itself — echoed one simple sentiment:  “We aren’t...

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