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Americans increasingly prefer renting - will Brits?

Recent statistics suggest fewer Americans are buying houses than at almost any time in recent decades. Here in the UK, we tend to follow trends set by our American cousins – so will their change in attitude help improve the wider image of home renting here, too? 392 more words

Private Rented

Michael Brown was “no angel,” according to outrageously skewed New York Times report (UPDATED) - Salon.com

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On Sunday, the New York Times published what was a generally poignant piece about Michael Brown, the teenager who was gunned down by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. 145 more words

SPECTRUM (FRANK TALK ABOUT RACE & CULTURE)

Thoughtful Links For Today

In the past I’ve expressed my disappointment with President Barack Obama where he presented himself as a modern-day FDR during his original 2008 campaign and we got someone who hasn’t done much to attack the lingering effects of the 2008 economic meltdown and… 258 more words

WTF?!?