The Morning Briefing: Tacking toward inequality

Summary:"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about imbalances in size, wealth and influence.

"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about imbalances in size, wealth and influence.

Charlie has the day off.

1.) Big cities in the U.S. are getting bigger, according to new census data -- with a few key exceptions.

2.) Austerity is no excuse for cutting corners on architecture, Zaha Hadid argues.

3.) How digitization and the rise of mobile computing are impacting the advertising industry.

4.) A Chinese company is planning the world's tallest building. Puffery, or a promise?

5.) Populist anger in China rages on as private money flows through its corridors of power.

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