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Police reform could save cities millions of dollars in misconduct payouts

Why should we reform the police? Besides being the right thing to do, it will save a ton of money in the long run. How to reform the nation’s police forces is turning into a potent political issue for the November election. The ongoing protests in nearly 150 U.S. cities about police violence against African-Americans […]

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Urban farming: From floating food forests to vacant lot crops

A growing movement is spreading throughout U.S. cities that is feeding people, providing jobs, and helping the environment—urban farming. This is a lot bigger than putting some tomato and zucchini plants in your backyard. These are local efforts, city by city, neighborhood by neighborhood, to convert vacant land in America’s cities into small farms. Sometimes […]

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