No, big cities aren’t more violent than ever. Small ones are

“Tune into right-wing America’s favorite network, and you’d get the strong impression that leaving your house, especially in any major city, is the equivalent of walking into a war zone,” Salon’s Amanda Marcotte wrote in 2021. Marcotte was referring to the tendency of Fox News to cover the “nonexistent” crime wave in American cities, in turn propagandizing to its viewers about the notion that violent crime was out of control....

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