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How Economists Became This Era's Astrologers

By Alan Jay Levinovitz

Aeon

Since the 2008 financial crisis, colleges and universities have faced increased pressure to identify essential disciplines, and cut the rest. In 2009, Washington State University announced it would eliminate the department of theatre and dance, the department of community and rural sociology, and the German major – the same year that the University of Louisiana at Lafayette ended its philosophy major. 368 more words

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I'd be the first in my family to graduate college

Jevin Sackett Recomends… What’s it like to apply to college from one of America’s poorest neighborhoods? CNNMoney followed 5 seniors in the Bronx, NY this year. 12 more words

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Your Morning Briefing

Your Morning Briefing

The $28 billion merger between Halliburton and Baker Hughes is off, the Japanese yen continues to strengthen and Puerto Rico is set to default. 22 more words

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The "FREE LUNCH" in Venezuela

 As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents. ~ George Orwell

You haven’t heard much if anything about this; the State Owned Media will not cover it except perhaps on the 11 O’clock news right after the weather. 539 more words

Enlightenment

Revenue & Profit Definition for Kids

Revenue is the amount of money that you bring in total.

Profit is the amount of money you have left after paying all of your expenses.

Vocabulary

Week in Review April 29, 2016

The major U.S. equity indexes closed mixed in April after losing ground the last week of the month. 631 more words

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Airfare just keeps getting cheaper

Jevin Sackett Recomends… The average price of domestic airfare dropped to $363, thanks in large part to lower oil prices.

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