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Wealth and Poverty in a University Town

Rena N. Lauer | Posted 03.27.2013 | College
Rena N. Lauer

Standing behind this family paying with their WIC debit card left me paralyzed. My husband, a generous man from a more austere economic background than I, wanted to offer to pay for their "extras" -- as if potatoes and juice could be extras.

Study: Younger Generation Could Be Paying Credit Debt Until They Die

Jeff Hindenach | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Jeff Hindenach

A new study released on Monday shows that the younger generation will take longer to pay off this debt, and projects that many will continue to add credit card debt into their 70s.

Owning Yes We Can

Harry Boyte | Posted 09.22.2012 | College
Harry Boyte

If this year's election teaches anything about "yes we can," our capacities to work across differences to take hold of our collective destiny, it is that civic agency is the work of all of us.