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This System Determines Who Holds Power—And Who Doesn’t

A Better Government Association column on political gerrymandering of state legislative districts includes perspective from Jim Lewis, senior research specialist at UIC’s Great Cities Institute, who addresses the Supreme Court’s role in the process that leads to strange shaped districts in Illinois.

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The Migrant Workers Who Follow Climate Disasters

An article from The New Yorker on migrant laborers who travel to areas impacted by climate disasters cites related research from Nik Theodore, UIC professor and head of urban planning and policy, director of the Center for Urban Economic Development and fellow at the Great Cities Institute.

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