Kentucky town hires social workers instead of cops and repeat 911 calls go down, WAVE 3 (NBC affiliate) source
"After four years on the job, [Kelly Pompilio, police social worker,] said there has been a significant drop in repeat 911 calls with approximately 15 percent fewer people going to jail."
"LMPD spokeswoman Jesse Halladay said she was not aware of anyone currently studying the Alexandria model."
I'm about to do a Reddit AMA about BlueLeaks, the 269gb hack of police data, with Mara Hvistendahl from The Intercept. We've been digging into the data and reporting on it -- ask any questions you have! https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/i3nnup/were_an_investigative_reporter_and_the_director/
One of the basic building blocks of sentience or self-awareness, according to Lipson, is “self-simulation”: building up an internal representation of one’s body and how it moves in physical space, and then using that model to guide behavior
Jeff Bezos’s Vision of the Future Is Basically Blade Runner
By almost every major statistical measurement, the average American is worse off than they were a generation ago. https://markmanson.net/american-dream
There it is, folks. Warren is cool with perpetuating the existence of an American aristocracy.
Q to Warren at environmental justice forum: Sanders says there should be no billionaires, do you agree?
**Top Brazil court ends early prison rule in decision that could free Lula**
"Brazil's Supreme Court decided on Thursday to end the mandatory imprisonment of convicted criminals after they lose their first appeal, a politically charged ruling that may lead to the release of forme…"
Monsanto Loses Millions as Indian Cotton Farmers are Switching Back to Indigenous Seeds. 👏
**Scottish kingmakers in UK election? SNP will support 'progressive politics'**
"Scottish nationalists said on Friday they would support 'progressive politics' if the election threw up a hung parliament and refused to rule out propping up Labour to get another independence referendu…"
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