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Partisan gerrymandering can reduce access to credit, study finds

Sep 20, 2022
Lawmakers from politically drawn districts feel less pressure to cater to voters and exert less pressure on lenders, a researcher says.
Rawley Heimer, a professor of finance at Arizona State, says lawmakers from politically drawn  districts tend to be less sensitive to voters' needs and put less pressure on lenders.
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What are the real-life effects of political gerrymandering?

Sep 15, 2022
Author David Daley argues that gerrymandering contributed to the Flint, Michigan, water crisis and facilitated post-Roe abortion bans.
David Daley, author of "Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy," says gerrymandering has allowed some politicians to safely ignore the will of voters.
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How high's the bar when it comes to suing an amusement park?

How much wiggle room does the law give us to make dumb decisions and still seek compensation?
How foolishly can one act and still be entitled to some compensation in the event something goes wrong?
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The documentary "Class Action Park" tells the story of Action Park, which  was a water park that became a staple of New Jersey life in the 80s and 90s and gained a notorious reputation for numerous injuries and even fatalities that occurred there.
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