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The NYPD Is Kicking People Out of Their Homes, Even if They Haven’t Committed a Crime

The morning of May 4, 2011, Jameelah El-Shabazz watched out the window of her Bronx apartment as a team of police officers fanned across the rooftop …

Vera Institute

The Family Justice Program’s Reentry Is Relational project trained participating staff at two prisons in New Mexico and Oklahoma, and at their …

Transit Stations May Actually Cut Down on Crime

Opponents say stations bring an unsavory element to a neighborhood. But according to a new study, that's just not the case<p>Last month the small city of Troy, Michigan, earned some national attention when its local leaders terminated plans for a transit center several years in the making. Troy Mayor …

THE EFFECTS OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT AND OPENING OF LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT STATIONS ON NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME

University of North Carolina at Charlotte<p>University of North Carolina at Charlotte<p>University of North Carolina at Charlotte<p>First published: 12 July …

The Train Line That Brought the Twin Cities Back Together

Designed to link the downtowns, it has provided a surprising lift to poorer neighborhoods along the route.<p>ST. PAUL, Minn.—When the first light-rail trains set out between Minneapolis and St. Paul, the two cities threw a party 11 miles long. At the ribbon-cutting in downtown St. Paul, politicians …

Urban Design

Pink diamond sells for a world record $71.2M

A dazzling 59.6 carat diamond sold for a record $71.2 million at a Sotheby’s auction house.<p>Advertisement<p>The jewel, known as the Pink Star, is the …

Prison and sentencing recommendations move forward Thursday | NOLA.com

Gov. <b>John Bel Edwards'</b> task force on reducing Louisiana's highest-in-the-world incarceration rate is expected to vote on <b>a package of recommendations</b> …

Sessions orders Justice Department to review all police reform agreements

Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered Justice Department officials to review reform agreements with troubled police forces nationwide, saying it was necessary to ensure that these pacts do not work against the Trump administration’s goals of promoting officer safety and morale while fighting …

Justice

Broken Windows

The police and neighborhood safety<p>In the mid-1970s The State of New Jersey announced a "Safe and Clean Neighborhoods Program," designed to improve the quality of community life in twenty-eight cities. As part of that program, the state provided money to help cities take police officers out of their …

Ronald Reagan: Radio Address to the Nation on Crime and Criminal Justice Reform

My fellow Americans:<p>Today I want to talk with you about a subject that's been very much on my mind, even as we've been busy with budgets, interest …

Don’t Blame My ‘Broken Windows’ Theory For Poor Policing

The co-author of an influential approach to police tactics argues it’s been misunderstood.<p>A lot of sins have been committed in the name of “broken windows.” That is the name the late criminologist James Q. Wilson and I gave to a new theory of policing more than 30 years ago—it was the title of an …

Justice

English - VietNamNet News

"I am English teach"

A couple of years ago I was on a mini bus on Vietnam's Cat Ba Island, a popular tourist spot near Ha Long Bay. I got talking to the woman next to me. …

Pro-Brexit economists urge UK to unilaterally scrap tariffs

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should be prepared to scrap all tariffs on imports unilaterally when it leaves the European Union to give consumers and the broader economy a boost, even if it hurts some businesses, economists who favor Brexit said on Thursday.<p>Pound coins are seen in front of a displayed …

Economy

Where does the Ivanka Trump brand go from here?

Even if you’re not much of a fashionista, it’s been hard to miss the firestorm that has recently engulfed the Ivanka Trump brand. And foreboding signs are continuing to pile up: Panjiva, a global trade data company, says that imports of products that bear the Ivanka Trump name were 54.4 percent …

Ivanka Trump

Dow Jones Closes at Record High After President Trump Talks Future Tax Announcement

Wall Street’s three main indexes surged to fresh record highs on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he would make a major tax announcement in …

Here’s how Trump could dismantle Wall Street reform

For years, Wall Street has complained that restrictions placed on the industry after the financial crisis went too far and were too costly. Those concerns didn’t generate much sympathy — until now.<p>President Trump has opened the door for sweeping changes to the way financial institutions — big and …

Why carmakers have the most to fear from protectionism

<b>Few places have "Made in America" written all over them like the Warren Truck Assembly Plant.</b><p>They have been making trucks at the factory, outside Detroit, since 1938, and you don't get much more American than the chunky, no-nonsense, big-tyred Dodge Ram 1500s that roll out from the 87-acre site …

Warren Buffett's Dealmaking Ketchup Giant Kraft Heinz Heads Abroad In The Age Of Donald Trump

In the populist age of President Donald Trump – when CEOs are routinely hauled to Washington and browbeaten on live television over an America-first jobs agenda – it makes perfect sense for Kraft Heinz to shock Wall Street and take its ruthless deal-making abroad.<p>On Friday morning, Kraft Heinz said …

BlackRock's largest mutual fund sours on Google

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Managers of BlackRock Inc's (BLK.N) largest mutual fund, fearing Trump administration policies could hurt technology companies with hefty foreign revenue streams, have reshuffled their top holdings, and it appears one of the first casualties is Google.<p>Alphabet Inc (GOOG.O) has …

Mongolia nationalizes mine, prompts warning on investors

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolian lawmakers have told the government to revoke a private company's purchase of a stake in a major copper mine, prompting the president to warn they might scare away investors as the country tries to reverse an economic slump.<p>The move highlights the political …

2016 CGAP Annual Report

This annual report documents CGAP's progress and activities in Fiscal Year 2016.

Immigrants are bringing entrepreneurial flair to Germany - Startup-Kultur

Startup-KulturImmigrants are bringing entrepreneurial flair to Germany<p>GERMANS are famous for hard work and efficiency, but not necessarily for …

What might a trade war between America and China look like?

DONALD TRUMP vilified the Chinese government on the campaign trail, accusing it of manipulating China’s currency, stealing America’s intellectual …

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