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Generational Theft

Fairytale Economics

Delany Higgins | Posted 05.31.2014 | Teen
Delany Higgins

Recently, while avoiding some homework, I came across a video of a presentation given at Bowdoin College. I was cautious, at first, about clicking "pl...

The Dangerous Myth I Find So Disturbing

A. Barry Rand | Posted 07.09.2013 | Fifty
A. Barry Rand

I have been greatly disturbed recently by the increasing number of articles I have read promoting the myth that older Americans are committing 'generational theft' in plain sight of their own children and grandchildren.

Cheating in Atlanta: A Teachable Moment

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

We sometimes talk about pursuing a culture of academic integrity as an esoteric philosophical exercise, but that makes the job harder. The way to convince students that cheating is wrong is to show them the damage it does and how it affects them.

'We Are Poor, But We, Too, Are Human Beings'

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 05.12.2013 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

Many of us in the faith community are realizing that it is inappropriate to bow our heads to thank God for our food without also lifting our heads to hear from our neighbors whose labor brought that food to our table.

Under-Thirty Eyes Only

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

If you're 30 or older, stop reading. This isn't for you. This is for America's sacrificial lambs -- our children.

A Balanced What? Balanced Growth, Not A Balanced Budget

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Moroz

The debate about balanced budgets should be employed only in the face of outrageous tax cuts that provide no benefit for future Americans.

Supply Side Economics and Generational Theft

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Republicans have started to use the phrase "generational theft." I find this particularly interesting considering supply-side economics started the idea of massive government debt issuance.