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Low pay and high housing costs are a toxic mixture that traps people in poverty

One of the things that was often repeated during the election campaign was that the best route out of poverty was to have a job with a secure wage. 374 more words

Brighton

David Orr Goes To Washington

As a Norwalk police sergeant, David Orr knows that the general public is eager to hear cops’ “war stories.”

But, he says, no one wants to hear the details of a Newtown officer who actually entered a Sandy Hook classroom. 491 more words

People

destinations

“and for what destination and for what destiny do we educate our children? for all of the fashionable talk about multiculturalism, the fact is that modern education has contributed greatly to the destruction of local cultures virtually everywhere. 107 more words

Unschooling

After 14 Years Together, Chicago Couple First To Wed In 2015

CHICAGO (CBS) — The first couple to get a marriage license in Cook County in 2015 waited 14 years to seal the deal.

Brenda Bravo and Jose Castro lined up at the Cook County Clerk’s office downtown at 5 a.m. 250 more words

News

050711 New Yorker

A (somewhat-ironic open) letter to the “poetry editors” of The New Yorker, for their reifying leadership in nearly every aspect of the Poetry Industrial Complex… 327 more words

Poetry