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Is the rise in inequality eroding trust?

U.S. leaders care a great deal about capital formation—the creation of the buildings, equipment, and other infrastructure that allow the economy to grow. Policies designed to encourage it, like more money for highways or bigger tax writeoffs for R&D investment, get serious hearings on Capitol Hill. 775 more words

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Tonight was our last Circles before the holidays, and I got dangerously weepy-eyed on my way home.  It then occurred to me that I should capture a little about what this group has meant to me as I haven’t really shared a lot about it.   514 more words


Reflection on the Semester

As the semester and the year comes to a close I wanted to take some time to reflect on this course and my experience blogging and using social media purposefully. 672 more words

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How Christmas cards sum up what's wrong with humanity

Christmas cards are just a nice way to demonstrate to those closest to us that we care about them at this time of year, right? Think again. 542 more words

What is social capital

Social capital refers to the norms and networks that enable collective action. Increasing evidence shows that social cohesion — social capital — is critical for poverty alland sustainable human and economic development. 83 more words

Memelihara anak seperti memelihara anak anjing?

Sahabat saya semasa di kampus pasca dulu di Australia, sebut saja Robyn, selalu tertarik untuk tahu tentang perkembangan Ghia (Ghia adalah my only son… 1,539 more words


Kita Kenal di Mana ya?

“Di mana saya kenal orang ini ya?”

Itu adalah pertanyaan yang muncul di pikiran saya ketika ditanyai oleh Mas Patjar yang menemukan bahwa saya berteman dengan seseorang di Facebook.

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