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jueves, 12 de marzo de 2015

Beyond Twelve Years A Slave: What the United States Owes Black America

Beyond Twelve Years A Slave: What the United States Owes Black America
 - Still, we shouldn't exaggerate the anti-racist moral victory here. .... The savage oppression of Black Americans after the Civil War and slavery's formal ...

Is Racism Slowing Job Recovery?

Is Racism Slowing Job Recovery?
 - The argument that racism has slowed growth has two parts. ... Public sector jobs have been disproportionately open to African Americans and women, ...

Congress has stopped looking out for America's kids

Congress has stopped looking out for America's kids
 - One example of Congressional dysfunction and failure that stands out in the last two weeks has to do with education. The House had planned a vote ...

Can a Student Aid Bill of Rights Help Fix America's College Debt Crisis?

Can a Student Aid Bill of Rights Help Fix America's College Debt Crisis?
 - According to the Student Aid Bill of Rights, every student in America should: Have access to a high quality, affordable higher education; be able to ...

US schools are destroying the middle class

US schools are destroying the middle class
 - What we need is an American education revolution. The OECD might love the standardization of education in tiny Singapore and Shanghai (top ...

Obama plans to make it easier to pay your student loans

Obama plans to make it easier to pay your student loans
 - The Department of Education recently renegotiated its contracts with the ... “It's our responsibility to make sure that the 40 million Americans with ...

America: A Land of Potential

America: A Land of Potential
 - However, there is one area that is most disheartening–education. America has slowly been falling behind many other countries when it comes to ...

Getting millions to learn: An education revolution in rural communities of Central and South America

Getting millions to learn: An education revolution in rural communities of Central and South America
 - The Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial, which originated in Colombia, is most commonly known by its acronym SAT (rhymes with “cat”), translates into English as the Tutorial Learning System. SAT is an alternative secondary school program offering grades 7-12 for young people living in isolated, rural communities in five countries 

Do you live in the worst-run city in America?

Do you live in the worst-run city in America?
 - The 2015 "Best & Worst Run Cities in America" ranking looked at per capita spending on education, police and parks in the 65 most-populated U.S. ...

Education, work can fight poverty

Education, work can fight poverty
 - In America, there is a strongly held conviction that with hard work, anyone can make it into the middle class,” Salon's Sean McElwee writes.

Poverty stereotypes damage missions

Poverty stereotypes damage missions
 - The church has gone to great lengths to aid third-world poverty, but entitlement and stereotypes have changed the way Americans view the poor.


The Lies of 'White Privilege'

The Lies of 'White Privilege'
 - White privilege allegations distract from the issues of poverty and lack of quality education for poor Americans regardless of race. The term “white ...

Thomas Piketty slams Jeb Bush on education and inequality: “I think there's a lot of hypocrisy”

Thomas Piketty slams Jeb Bush on education and inequality: “I think there's a lot of hypocrisy”
 - Inequality has so galvanized voters that even Republican presidential ... community college that middle social groups in America have access to, this ...

The politically convenient but largely bogus Unified Economic Theory of Modern Liberalism

The politically convenient but largely bogus Unified Economic Theory of Modern Liberalism
 - Indeed, inequality alarmist Thomas Piketty, author of the best-selling ... to describe income inequality as the "defining challenge" of modern America.

The Solution to Inequality: Exile the Rich

The Solution to Inequality: Exile the Rich
 - We'd still, of course, have inequality in America. But we'd at least have brought it back to the healthy 1960s' levels that Paul Krugman and Elizabeth ...