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A Winter Journey to Poverty in North Carolina

Michael Carmichael | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

North Carolina's black economic backwater suffers from systemic economic exclusion characterized by the lowest rates of education in North Carolina, pitifully low levels of investment, deepening indebtedness and acute never-ending unemployment.

My Reading Life: The Scales Have Fallen From My Eyes

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

The power and draw of Pat Conroy remains, but with limitations. My Reading Life has opened me up to his faults -- things which I did not want to see in the past or which were not as blatant.

Shell's Arctic Drilling Will Destroy Our Homeland and Culture

Rosemary Ahtuangaruak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rosemary Ahtuangaruak

Inupiat communities across the Arctic coast of Alaska primarily depend on Bowhead whales for subsistence food. Shell's proposals to drill for oil and gas in the Chukchi and Beaufort Sea are detrimental to that tradition.