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Entries by Nicole Lapin from 09/2011

Lost Girls

| Posted 09.20.2011 | Women

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, one in five women are currently working part-time jobs because they can't find full-time work. Prior to the recession, that number was less than one in ten.

Private Sector Conscription: Can Mandatory Company Service Work?

| Posted 09.22.2011 | Business

In a time of fear-based, dog-eat-dog capitalism, why in the world would the stewards of the free marketplace give their stuff or services away for the common good?

The Real Debt Threat: Student Loans

| Posted 09.27.2011 | College

Student debt now totals up to $550 billion -- a significant part of the nation's debt. According to James Altucher, college costs have risen 1000% in the past 30 years -- outpacing healthcare, which has risen 700%, and inflation, which has risen "only" 300%.