The city blacks out the sun:

real talk from Ann Friedman.

— Peter Beinart on the ADL.

— America’s sprawling network of prisons is not immune from health care cost increases.

— John Hickenlooper talks bikes and light rail in Denver.

— Read to the end and it sounds like the DC municipal government is subsidizing risky mortgages in a scenario I’m putting in the “unlikely to end well” file.

— More high-quality preschool and lead abatement would greatly improve American life.

Scissor Sisters “Fire With Fire”