Unless the legal foundation for local self-governance is truly built on the rights of communities, victories like the one in New York can easily be overturned.
When you ask Americans specific questions about the policies they support, it turns out we're not so polarized after all.
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Filling a void left by big city newspapers, online projects combine community news, journalism, and conversations with our neighbors.
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The initiative also prohibits the city from purchasing Walmart bonds in the future.
The struggle to save the world's greatest communication network.
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