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This Is The Most Economically Segregated City In America by Alan Pyke Posted on February 24, 2015 at 10:04 am Updated: February 24, 2015 at 11:19 am

Amid record high economic inequality, America’s wealthy aren’t just buyingrare caviar and Hammacher Schlemmer hoverboats. They’re also purchasing physical separation from the rest of us,  311 more words

Lifestyle

Friday Reads: A Sign of the Overlord Apocalypse

Good Morning!

It’s been since at least November since I’ve had some time to myself when I wasn’t completely in need of tons of sleep so I’m enjoying spending some time in bed with my feet up getting my reads on.   2,311 more words

Morning Reads

Los Angeles Residents Divided Over Proposed $15 Minimum Wage - KIRK SIEGLER FEBRUARY 09, 2015 4:26 PM ET

Los Angeles is considering raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, from $9 currently. The dramatic proposal is causing excitement and some anxiety.

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Employment/Job

Pope Francis will have some US legislators ‘€˜squirming in their seats’ - by Sarah Posner February 9, 2015 6:00PM ET

When Pope Francis becomes the first pope to address a joint session of Congress, in September, many Catholic theologians and activists expect that he will focus on rising global economic inequality rather than on the hot-button cultural issues that often dominate U.S. 410 more words

Government

Poor Effort - By John Dickerson FEB. 4 2015 7:29 PM

How candidates would campaign about poverty if they really cared about poverty.

In 2012 the presidential candidates barely talked about poverty, but in the first stirrings of this cycle’s GOP nominating contest, the issue is coming up a lot. 505 more words

Health

Some College Education Not Enough in DC's Economy

As you may have noticed, this recovery that’s suppose to be more than five years old now hasn’t been one of those rising tides that lifts all boats. 943 more words

District Of Columbia