Latest blog post at Pacific Standard magazine.
Theme: Ironic outmigration from global cities such as New York and Chicago.
Subject Article: "Chicago’s Yearning Years: A Conversation with ‘The Third Coast’ Author Thomas Dyja."
Other Links: 1. "Beware the 'Density Cult'."
Postscript: I think my references to the density cult are misunderstood because the impacts of urban density are uncritically accepted as the gospel truth. Chicago is not a great city because it is dense. Chicago is a great city because so many people living there hail from someplace else. To quantify it, read this paper about "Birthplace Diversity and Economic Prosperity."