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Poverty Trap and Emerging Underclass in the Land of Opportunity

Vijay K. Mathur | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Vijay K. Mathur

A nation with persistence poverty over a period of time suffers human capital loss in perpetuity and other adverse social and cultural consequences.

For Profit Colleges: Maintaining a Permanent Underclass

Julia Meszaros | Posted 11.09.2014 | Education
Julia Meszaros

Much like car title loan companies and paycheck lending companies, for profit colleges prey on poor and minority students, saddle them with debt, and leave them with only debt, as their degree is often worthless in the job market.

How-To Cope When Social Justice Moves Backwards

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Lewis

I am having a moment. Trayvon Martin is dead, nothing can replace him in our lives, and (again) the American legal system - instead of color-blindn...

What's The TSA Up To This Time?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When we're screened at the airport, we're separate, but we're not equal.

Return Of America's Middle-Class Underclass

BBC News | Paul Mason | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

In The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck describes the harrowing journey of the Joad family - migrant workers forced to leave their home during the Grea...

Return to Shangri-La

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laurence Leamer

God left Kathmandu long ago, and I know this journey of mine will be far different from what I had anticipated.