Is Chicago Helping Wall Street Profit from Police Violence?

Chicago has a problem with police violence, and it’s costing the city and taxpayers a lot of money. But some people are also making money off police brutality. While much discourse about police reform focuses on the emotional and physical effects of such abuse, the financial incentives that enable it are less often explored.

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West Side residents flood the polls with hopes of mental health and labor reform

Despite predictions that President Trump’s controversial performance would be the primary incentive driving voters to cast their ballots this midterm, residents of Austin kept it local. At polls across the neighborhood, voters cited the need for more mental health services and workers rights as their motivation to show up.

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