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Ameyoko アメ横: In the Shadows of the Yamanote Line

There is a very crowded place between Ueno and Okachimachi Station, it`s Ameyoko-cho, one of the most colorful and noisy market in Tokyo. Differently from the rest of the city, no salary-man walks in the narrow streets of the ex-yamiichi (black market). 793 more words

In Defence of Black Markets and Free Market Economy

Black markets are everywhere in the world. But nowhere else in the world are they an industry as in Africa. Black markets are despised by governments, because they cannot tax them, yet are typically the result of repressive government actions. 720 more words

Amigos S.A. | The New Sheriff in Western Zone Shantytown

In September, Rio de Janeiro’s Secretary of Public Security (SSP) released something of a bombshell for Brazil crime analysts: the city’s infamous militia groups have expanded dramatically over the past decade.

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Brazil

Al Capone was taking in about $105,000,000 a year in the 1920s

Al Capone was taking in about $105,000,000 a year in the 1920's, or about 1.4 billion in today's dollars. pic.twitter.com/11PMXRa5EQ

— History In Facts (@HistoryInFacts) December 17, 2014

Politics - USA