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Middle Class Inequality

You Can Blame Student Debt for America's Inequality and Shrinking Middle Class

Sean McElwee | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

There is a tendency among elite opinion makers to believe that debt accrued while gaining a college degree is "good debt" that isn't problematic. Sadly, like many pundit platitudes, this assertion is grounded in fantasy, not fact.

What Powerful And Greedy Elites Are Hiding When They Scapegoat The Schools

Diane Ravitch | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

Instead of looking in the mirror, our politicians blame the schools. They say that we lost those jobs because our schools were preparing students poorly, not because the "job creators" wanted to export jobs to countries that pay their workers a few dollars a day.