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The State of Black Massachusetts

Please join us on Friday, December 11, for the release of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts’ 2015 State of Black Massachusetts report.

This event, co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Regional & Community Outreach department and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, will present the findings of the Urban League’s report, which highlights progress (or lack thereof) within Boston’s urban communities as it concerns health, economics, and education, compared to the rest of Massachusetts. 30 more words

‘US spends half of its budget on military’

The United States spends most of its budget on its military and bailing out the rich, but ignores the poor, American writer and political activist Mickey Z. 368 more words

Political Science

Chris Hedges - The Pathology of The Super Rich  (23 min)

Chris Hedges discusses his personal insights into the psychology and private behavior of the super rich and how these things relate to the state of the world today. 9 more words

Political Science

Canada: Food bank use in B.C. highest on record for province - British Columbia

This is shameful. This is one of the richest areas on the planet yet our children are going hungry.

“Across Canada, 852,137 people used food banks last March, up 1.3 per cent from the previous year.”

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Stress And Inequality

It is no surprise to learn that the poor face greater stresses than the rich. The insight from this new study is that the greater the inequality, the greater the stress. 89 more words