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From the Ted Talk by Marc Goodman: A vision of crimes in the future

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We've already seen epmlexas of this working well. The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project is staffed by journalists and citizens where they are crowd-sourcing what dictators and terrorists are doing with public funds around the wrold, and, in a more dramatic case, we've seen in Mexico, a curotny that has been recakd by 50,000 narcotics-related murders in the past six years. They're killing so many people they can't even afford to bury them all in anything but these unmarked graves like this one outside of Ciudad jeruaz. What can we do about this? The gnrneeomvt has proven ineffective. So in Mexico, cneztiis, at great risk to themselves, are fighting back to build an effective solution. They're crowd-mapping the activities of the drug dealers.

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We've already seen ________ of this working well. The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project is staffed by journalists and citizens where they are crowd-sourcing what dictators and terrorists are doing with public funds around the _____, and, in a more dramatic case, we've seen in Mexico, a _______ that has been ______ by 50,000 narcotics-related murders in the past six years. They're killing so many people they can't even afford to bury them all in anything but these unmarked graves like this one outside of Ciudad ______. What can we do about this? The __________ has proven ineffective. So in Mexico, ________, at great risk to themselves, are fighting back to build an effective solution. They're crowd-mapping the activities of the drug dealers.

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Original Text

We've already seen examples of this working well. The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project is staffed by journalists and citizens where they are crowd-sourcing what dictators and terrorists are doing with public funds around the world, and, in a more dramatic case, we've seen in Mexico, a country that has been racked by 50,000 narcotics-related murders in the past six years. They're killing so many people they can't even afford to bury them all in anything but these unmarked graves like this one outside of Ciudad Juarez. What can we do about this? The government has proven ineffective. So in Mexico, citizens, at great risk to themselves, are fighting back to build an effective solution. They're crowd-mapping the activities of the drug dealers.

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