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    When San Francisco ignored petty theft

    What happens when cities ignore petty theft? Let's take a look at San Francisco and what happened there. Criminals walk into stores, take what they want, and the store owners can do nothing about it. If the police are called, the police do nothing. Some people may say, "People steal food to...
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    Demolish abandoned buildings and plant trees

    Why do cities like Detroit allow abandoned buildings to remain standing? To combat climate change maybe we should demolish abandoned buildings and use that land to plant trees and community gardens. Maybe there cities should adopt laws saying that once a building is unoccupied for more than...
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    Who owns the water in Australia?

    Who owns the water in Australia? Came across this video talking about the 2019 drought in Australia. At 4:00 there is an interview with a farmer who can not touch the water running through his property. The video narrator says the water is being sent downstream to be sold to the highest...
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    Should NATO members increase spending?

    One of the topics President Trump mentions is how members of NATO should increase spending. Have we reached a point where NATO is no longer needed? With the development of nuclear weapons, nations are assured mutual destruction. If anything, future wars between superpowers may only last a...
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    To combat manmade climate change: Each neighborhood should be a town

    In a previous thread we talked about how we needed to accept some foods are out of season. Along with that thread we talked about grow local and eat local. This brings up another topic that perhaps each neighborhood should be its own town. So what would define a town? Each neighborhood...
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    Accept some foods are out of season

    If we want to fight manmade climate change, something we need to accept is certain foods that are out of season. How much of a carbon footprint do we leave by shipping fruits from one end of the world to another? To address climate change, we should only eat locally grown fruits and veggies...
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    To fix manmade climate change we would have to start over

    What does "start over mean?" It means since the vehicle was mass produced in the early 1900s cities were built around mass transportation. Rather than building grocery stores within walking distance of neighborhoods, super grocery stores were built on the edge of town. The simply truth is...
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