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The Dissolution of Marriage

between low wages and millions of working Americans, finalized. Our new relationship with Trickle Up Economics, priceless. Starting with the least among us, you know, working Americans earning insidious low wages, a fifteen (15) dollar minimum wage law. 75 more words

Income Equality

Latin America: Beware the end of middle class boom (FT.com)

“Latin America” and “booming middle classes” into Google and you will get more than 40,000 results. The rise of millions of Latin Americans out of poverty over the past decade has defined the region socially, politically and economically.

Source: blogs.ft.com

Articles On Campus

Month 1- part 1

I think the name of the blog is self-explanatory, although I will just fill in a few details!

My husband decided on the spur of the moment (to me) that it wasn’t working. 128 more words


Kimonos & Curiosities.

I would say I love things with character, things which are flamboyant.
I also love history, historic items tend to hold so much significantly, they can tell tales and reflect the times of the making through details – unlike the cold capitalistic world we are in. 238 more words


This is the 3rd anniversary of the Occupy and 99% Movements

We Are the 99%: The Focus of Our Rage (part one)

by Rev. Paul J. Bern

On this third anniversary of the Occupy and 99% Movements, I have given a lot of thought and engaged in plenty of research regarding the plight of middle America, and what should and should not be done to bring the top 1% in line with the rest of us. 2,744 more words


Rich Fridge, Poor Fridge

No, it isn’t opposite day.

There’s a kernel of truth to this meme, but probably not in the way the meme’s author intended.  I know people who have received food stamps while working in low-paying jobs, and they tell me that yes, food stamps enable one to buy a lot of food they would otherwise be unable to afford.  624 more words

No escape

You see the week ahead, work, picking up, dropping off, buying groceries, soccer practice, making dinner, making lunches, buying snacks, supervising homework, collapsing with exhaustion at the end of the day. 266 more words