Philly Is Suing Scientology Over Its Vacant "Cathedral of the Future"

The Church of Scientology has reportedly spent roughly half a billion dollars buying up buildings in U.S. cities over the past few years—but, in many cases, these huge buildings have remained vacant. Now, the city of Philadelphia is taking the church to court over an empty tower. » 12/03/13 4:47pm 12/03/13 4:47pm

China's Building Cities So Fast, People Don't Have Time to Move In

With an estimated 700 million of its billion or so residents now residing in urban areas, China has reached an important tipping point in its evolution from an agrarian to industrial economy. But this mass population migration, combined with China's insistence on central planning and general disdain for Keynesian… » 10/17/13 12:20pm 10/17/13 12:20pm