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Updates for Issue 6 and Issue 7

We are wrapping up submissions for Issue 6. I hope to have it released by October. Thank you for your patience while I dealt with my personal emergencies this summer. 43 more words

The Magnolia Review

Work/Life Balance

From Wikipedia: Work–life balance is a concept including proper prioritizing between “work” (career and ambition) and “lifestyle” (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development/meditation).

Let’s get one thing out of the way. 637 more words

Issue 6

Violent Thoughts on Tourism

Tbilisi, Georgia. It doesn’t look like this anymore.

Not really sure how I feel about traveling and tourism these days. I’ve done my fair share of both so when I say that I am leaning towards the conclusion that tourism is rotten you may say, … 386 more words

Issue 6

Capitalism vs. Socialism

James Patin

Over the last few decades, and especially in the 10 years since the 2007-2008 Great Recession, increasing layers of society are questioning the capitalist system. 1,062 more words

Wealth Inequality

In Response to Councilor Gaffney's Proposal

On August 15th, Worcester Socialist Alternative challenged the Worcester City Council’s July 18th attack on the freedom to organize. City Council adopted a measure to push City Manager Ed Augustus to fine Worcester Socialist Alternative because we posted leaflets around the city. 508 more words

Independent Politics

Student Struggle in Worcester

Nicholas Wurst

Worcester used to be a city known for its bustling industry, but now this city is known primarily as a college town. Between our thirteen colleges and universities, as well as the dozens of elementary, middle, and high schools, a significant percentage of the Worcester population are students, employed in the schools, or related to someone who is. 1,092 more words

Wealth Inequality

Gentrification: Who Does it Serve?

Nathan Tong

Capitalism is a system based on economic warfare against the poor to benefit the rich. Gentrification, one of the key tools of neoliberal capitalism, is the process by which wealthy investors purchase cheap land in poor neighborhoods and “improve” it. 775 more words

Wealth Inequality