Consume! On Bros and Defining the American Dream

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The real issue with male apathy toward education is how it’s framed. It’s a language problem.

Why I’m Teaching My Son to be an Entrepreneur- While My Wife Tries To Get Him a Job

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This father is an entrepreneur at heart, but that isn’t the only reason he wants to teach his son to run a business. He believes it’s what men need to teach their sons in this economy.

When You Were My Age

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Baby Boomers these days, am I right? A rundown of some harsh socioeconomic truths for a generation that needs to listen to their youngers.

Live Smarter, Not Larger: Why Contemporary Man Won’t Be Measured By the Old American Dream

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Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.

The Difference Between a Good Entrepreneur and a Great One

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What makes a great entrepreneur? Who achieves the American dream of prosperity and success through the application of sheer hard work, determination and innovation?

American Men Can’t Win the “War on Poverty”

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Adam Dyer wonders if shifting from a model of independence to interdependence would be better than relying on “war, conquering and oppression” for battles we just can’t win.

American Men Can’t Win the “War on Poverty”

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We need to progress from the language of “war, conquering and oppression” to a language of “respect, engagement and interdependence.”

“I would rather starve.”

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This comment by Mud on the post A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor Well, hot damn, Tom, congratulations. With those two $500 gifts, you’ve solved poverty in America. I gotta tell ya, though, that the people at the bottom don’t want your charity. My father was placed in a home. Shortly after, we […]

A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor

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Doug Zeigler explores the very different messages of Pope Francis and New York City Mayor Bloomberg about the poor.

Gangsters, Indians and Hustlers

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Don’t ask me how I got here on this reservation. I already know. Do you know how you got where you are? Do you know how to get out?

Is The American Dream Becoming the American Nightmare?

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David Pittman wonders if our inability to protect our children is rooted in our belief that our country is so great—causing us to turn a blind eye to what is really happening.

Walter White and What’s Wrong with the American Dream

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“Breaking Bad’s” antihero has attained that “admirable” goal, but not in the way he imagined.

The Texts That Will Change My Life (I Hope)

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Pete Wilgoren and his wife are just two tired parents trying to make it all work at a time when the American Dream seems as far off as ever.

A Prank that Plays with Our Assumptions (Video)

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Prank makes us reevaluate how we judge people.

What Happened To The Good Guys?

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Why the new “American hero” is anything but.

Dad, Husband, Writer: I Want It All

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Carter Gaddis wants to be a dedicated father, a diligent worker, and a devoted husband. It’s a lot of work to get it all.