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What does UPM stand for?

UPM stands for Urban Political Machine

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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Ultimately, Los Angeles stands out from most American cities for at least two reasons: first, it is a sprawling, decentralized entity with no physical core; and second, no serious urban political machine emerged, in part due to the introduction of ballot initiatives that undercut party organization and discipline.
It was the corruption of the urban political machines, lousy public schools, insane municipal bureaucracies.