Henry Grabar
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Henry Grabar is a staff writer for Slate’s Moneybox.

Metropolis
Sept. 22 2017 4:57 PMPuerto Rico’s Best Hope for Keeping the Lights OnThe indebted island was already eager to hand its electric utility to private owners. Hurricane Maria just made it much more likely.
Moneybox
Sept. 12 2017 5:17 PMApple Thinks Its Stores Are “Town Squares” Now
Always Right
Sept. 11 2017 5:51 AMHow “Press One for English” Became an Anti-Immigrant Meme
The Slatest
Sept. 10 2017 11:08 AMTampa Has Never Seen Anything Like Hurricane Irma
Cover Story
Sept. 7 2017 4:57 PMTerminalHow the airport came to embody our national psychosis.
Metropolis
Aug. 31 2017 12:00 PMDon’t Blame Houston’s Lax Zoning for Harvey’s DestructionCities with stringent zoning would have been just as vulnerable to the flood.
Moneybox
Aug. 29 2017 5:50 PMHarvey Is an Equal-Opportunity Disaster. The Poor Won’t Be Left Behind Until the Recovery.
Moneybox
Aug. 28 2017 4:46 PMFlashback: 20 Texas GOP Representatives and Both Senators Voted Against the Sandy Relief Act
Metropolis
Aug. 27 2017 10:05 PMHouston Wasn’t Built for a Storm Like ThisIt won’t be next time either.
Moneybox
Aug. 23 2017 10:18 AMTrump’s Cabinet Secretaries Are Innovating Government Like a Fork Innovates Soup
The Slatest
Aug. 15 2017 2:29 PMIn January, Fox News Posted a Video of Cars Mowing Down Protesters That Urged Viewers to “Study the Technique”
Moneybox
Aug. 10 2017 5:54 PMMalls and Restaurants Schedule Workers at the Last Minute. Oregon Just Made That Illegal.
Moneybox
Aug. 8 2017 6:39 PMColumbus, Ohio, Will Offer Free Bus Passes to 40,000 Downtown Workers
Metropolis
Aug. 1 2017 8:19 PMA Bargain at $5.3 BillionLos Angeles’ plan for an Olympics on the (relatively) cheap should change the games forever.
Moneybox
July 27 2017 5:59 PMTrump’s Best Plan to Save the Rust Belt Is Telling Upstate New Yorkers to Move
Moneybox
Sept. 22 2017 10:45 AMLondon to Uber: Get Out
Metropolis
Sept. 12 2017 2:16 PMThe Lessons of Marco IslandForty years ago, a battle over this beachfront community changed the way Florida builds. After Irma, could it happen again?
Moneybox
Sept. 10 2017 7:06 PMMiami: Symbols of Human Ingenuity and Ambition Wrecked by Wrathful Nature
Metropolis
Sept. 8 2017 4:54 PMYour City Will Lose the Contest for Amazon’s New HQNo town truly fulfills the company’s demanding wish list.
Moneybox
Sept. 7 2017 1:44 PMHow Florida Anticipates a Hurricane: Frozen Orange Juice Futures
Metropolis
Aug. 30 2017 3:01 PMHow Can You Stop Cars From Plowing Into Crowds?The sturdy posts called “bollards” are our best defense against the use of vehicles as weapons. They’re also the rare anti-terrorism policy that makes cities more pleasant.
Moneybox
Aug. 28 2017 6:38 PMRight Before Harvey, Trump Nixed a Rule Designed to Protect Cities From Flood Risks
Moneybox
Aug. 28 2017 2:25 PMWhat Happened to the Two Reservoirs That Were Supposed to Protect Downtown Houston?
The Slatest
Aug. 25 2017 10:31 PMTrump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Is a Clear and Ugly Message to Hispanic Americans
Books
Aug. 18 2017 9:36 AMOutraged RomanticWhat is Jeremiah Moss really pining for when he decries the loss of Old New York?
Metropolis
Aug. 14 2017 5:09 PM“Run Them Down”Driving into crowds of protesters was a right-wing fantasy long before the violence in Charlottesville.
Moneybox
Aug. 9 2017 6:45 PMCalifornia Cities Are Trying to Shun the Companies That Build Trump’s Wall
Moneybox
Aug. 8 2017 2:09 PMRich San Franciscans Find Out What Poor People Already Know: Investors Can Buy Their Land for Almost Nothing
Future Tense
July 28 2017 6:08 PMThe Absurdity of Honolulu’s New Law Banning Pedestrians From Looking at Their Cellphones
Metropolis
July 25 2017 5:32 PMWhat a Bar With Decorative Bullet Holes Really MeansIt’s shameful—and part of a broader gentrifying instinct to mine the past for authenticity.

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