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Rio's Smelly Carnival

Sanitation workers went on strike during the big event, leaving the streets covered in trash.

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Why Chicago Wants to Turn a Struggling Neighborhood Into a National Park

Officials want to turn Pullman, America's first company town, into a historic hotspot for tourists. Will they come?

The Plight of Cambodia's Garment Workers, On Display on a Manhattan Sidewalk

Artist Kat Eng crouched outside Times Square's H&M for eight hours, sewing on a hand-operated machine.

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Why These Midwest Millennials Are Choosing Milwaukee Over Chicago

"I don't have to work seven days a week here to pay the bills and do what I want to do."

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What the End of the Chicago Teachers Strike Means for the Rest of the Country

A broader debate about the rights of public sector employees is just beginning.

Paul Lowry

A Complete History of the Park Slope Food Coop's Boycotts

The Brooklyn grocery is in the news for wanting to ban products from Israel, but over the years it's also exiled grapes, apples, sugar, light bulbs, water, tuna salad, etc., etc.

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The Limits of Congestion Pricing

It may be the best solution to city traffic, but that doesn't mean it's a perfect one