Finance

How The NYPD Became The Most Expensive Police Force In The US New York City has the biggest police budget of any city in the United States. In 2020, the New York Police Department spent $6 billion. But the true cost of the police is well above $10 billion a year. Most ...
Why Icelandic Sea Salt Is So Expensive | So Expensive Hand-harvested Icelandic sea salt could cost you more than 30 times the price of table salt. Housed in one of the most remote and coldest locations in the country, Saltverk salt factory produces 10 metric tons of salt each year. ...
How Tear Gas Became A $3 Billion Business The use of tear gas during the recent protests surrounding police misconduct in the United States has reignited the debate about the legality of its use on large assemblies. Classified as a "less-lethal weapon," tear gas has become a weapon ...
The Truth Behind Italy's $1 Homes Starting in early 2019, 20 towns across Italy began selling homes for €1, or about $1.10. Local governments hope the plan will attract fresh faces and new businesses to towns that have been suffering from rapid depopulation and a growing ...
Daylight robbery: Dominic Frisby talks tax with Moneywise Moneywise editor Rachel Rickard Straus talks to Dominic Frisby, author of "Daylight robbery: how tax shaped our past and will change our future"

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