Politics

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Maybe We’re in a ‘Libertarian Moment’ After All

A rare glimpse into the politics of very wealthy, politically influential people speaks volumes about the direction of national, state, and local policy—even if Americans as a whole don’t agree with it.

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Why Millions of Americans Still Use AOL

In rural Illinois, expensive, bad broadband leaves dial-up as the best option for internet access—and then, using AOL actually makes economic sense.

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How Health and Housing Relate to Crime in Chicago

Low birth weight, childhood lead poisoning, pre-term births, and infant mortality rate all go hand in hand with the crime rate—but there are significant differences in how neighboring communities are affected.