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Is Houston Racially Segregated Or Economically?

Posted on · Almost like a drumbeat, Houstonians know – and love to repeat – the notion that we are the “most diverse city in America.” And Dr. Stephen Klineberg, co-founder of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, says that’s correct. Houston exhibits something called “the entropy index,” meaning our city comes closer than any […]

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Segregation, Construction Numbers and Ben Kingsley: Thursday’s Show (September 15, 2016)

Posted on · Almost like a drumbeat, Houstonians know – and love to repeat – the notion that we are the “most diverse city in America.” And Dr. Stephen Klineberg, co-founder of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, says that’s correct. Houston exhibits something called “the entropy index,” meaning our city comes closer than any other […]

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The Number of Millionaires in Houston is Growing — Is that Good or Bad?

Posted on · A study from New World Wealth reported Houston has the fastest growing community of multi-millionaires in the country. While that might sound good, does this mean our income divide is growing wider — or does a rising tide really raise all boats? And how did CEO compensation packages actually grow to this level, not to […]

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Income Divide and a Culinary Memoir: Wednesday’s Show (April 29, 2015)

Posted on · A study from New World Wealth reports Houston has the fastest growing community of multimillionaires in the country.  Does this mean our income divide is growing wider — or does a rising tide really raise all boats? On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss whether three thousand-plus multimillionaires in Houston represent a symptom of […]