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Broken Bread

Five Things You Should Know About Our Justice System

A population as big as the state of Kansas are in prison. You may not know it, but the criminal justice system has immense impacts on our lives. Here are five things to consider.
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What Trump's Vision for an Employed America Lacks

Donald Trump boasts that he will be our 'greatest jobs president' but the economic pressure most Americans feel doesn’t stem from unemployment, it stems from inadequate pay that is disconnected from the larger, pressurized social and economic landscape.
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Pachucos and Teddy Boys: How Generations of Youth in the U.S. and U.K. Borrowed From Each Other

The connection between Los Angeles and United Kingdom youth culture is something that crosses fashion, music and acts of resistance.
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Is Los Angeles Finally Legalizing Street Vending?

Trend-setting entrepreneurs versus “illegal” street vendors is a confusing dichotomy that has become the center of many conversations.
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Families Precariously Make a Living from Street Vending, City Remains Ambivalent

Street vendors rely on informal "micro-economies" to sustain their families while their children endure uncertainty as city officials remain indecisive as to how to legalize street vending.
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