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(What's Left of) Our Economy: De-Industrialization's Toll in Pennsylvania

If you’re having your doubts that the woes of U.S. manufacturing can translate directly into a weaker overall economy, shakier finances, and more hardship for individual Americans and their families, take a look at… 545 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

As the One Percent Insulates Itself and Buys Political Power, Public Education Suffers

One of the things that has struck me about National Public Radio’s three week series on public school finance equity is that it is providing refreshing widespread coverage about the most necessary of basic subjects: how to fund the schools that serve the mass of children across America.  968 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

Political Correctness or Decency?

Thomas B. Edsall‘s essay, “Trump, Obama, and the Assault on Political Correctness“, wanders through the issue of political correctness and the literal changes occurring — some of them abruptly — in… 334 more words