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Reuters: U.S. Treasury moves to protect identities of ‘dark money’ political donors

he U.S. Treasury said on Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations including politically active nonprofit groups, such as the National Rifle Association and Planned Parenthood, to identify their financial donors to U.S. tax authorities.

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Washington Post: Airbnb benefits local economies. But mainly in white neighborhoods, study finds.

Airbnb frequently touts its economic impact in “diverse” neighborhoods, saying guests spend money locally and boost businesses in areas where tourism is not already prevalent.
But a new Purdue University study found that white neighborhoods – not their black or Latino counterparts – are the ones most likely to benefit from an influx of Airbnb guests.

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Cleveland Scene: Cleveland Neighborhoods ‘Redlined’ in the 1930s Are the Same Ones Dealing With Lead, Sexual Assault, Poverty and Poor Internet Issues Today

The Redlining practices of the 1930s have legacy that carries on to today. Sexual Assault, Poverty and Poor Internet plague those today who were denied fair lending 80 years ago.

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