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Universal Basic Income to Fight Poverty in Silicon Valley

The opening experiment to universal basic income might be underway. The community of Stockton, Calif., is planning to hand out $500 a month to 100 citizens. This project is being funded by the cofounder of Silicon Valley giant Facebook, Chris Hughes, and his firm, the Economic Security Project. For a…

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Repair Vouchers, Not Bullets St. Paul Tries New Policing Approach After Philando Castiles Death

Two years after Philando Castile’s death, community-police relations in his old neighborhood are shifting in the right direction. Areas throughout the Twin Cities have implemented Lights On, a program aimed to improve the community and its relationship with police. Rather than issue tickets and fines for miniscule vehicle problems, police…