As the What Works Cities program, funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, celebrates its first year, municipal leaders and experts are looking at ways to make the results of their data efforts “so essential that nobody can take it away.”
The violent uprisings unfolding in the Ukraine have major implications for the nation's political future. But what does the United States care about any of that? The American news media have a sole focus: the midterm elections.
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