How to Leave Victimhood Behind

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It doesn’t really matter whether life is fair or not, it’s your life and you can choose not to be a victim.

Seven Beers and a Pension: Financial Freedom for the Rest of Us

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Between bringing home the bacon and winning the bread, financial burdens can be enough to unmake anyone’s sandwich. Jeremy McKeen invests heavily concerning the death of the last salesman.

Happy Belated Father’s Day, Mom

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After the death of his father, Brian Gawlak reflects on the father his single mother chose to be. — Last year was my first father’s day since my biological father passed away. I spent the day mourning less the loss of the human being whom I had little connection to, but more the loss of […]

The Truth About Africa

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College student Katriona Morgan discusses what she learned about Africa during her time in Ghana.

Keeping Them Poor: The Minimum Wage Debate

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Shawn Henfling tells the story of what made him finally understand the problem with current minimum wage laws.

Climate Change Extra Complication in Poverty Fight

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As the impact of climate change worsens, Dr. Anthony Horton explains why it’s going to become harder to stop poverty.

Poverty and the Environment: More Connected Than You Realize?

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Exploring the intersection between poverty, the environment, and climate change.

Money And Relationship: Navigating Dangerous Waters

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When you have money problems, you are going to have relationship problems – count on it.

How to Identify Someone’s Class Origin in Less than 30 Seconds

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The spiritual victory of middle-class values in North America has been nothing short of astounding. Even the ultra-rich Bill Gates drives a sensible car and walks around in khakis.

Finding Home: Forced Migration in America and Beyond

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Thousands around the world are searching for refuge in light of being forced out of their homes by war, money and Mother Nature.

#70: California Man Builds Tiny House for Homeless Woman Sleeping on the Street

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Elvis Summers saw a woman sleeping on the street and knew he had to do something.

After Baltimore This Week, What Happens Now?

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The recent unrest in Baltimore is certainly an important event, but it probably won’t lead to large-scale changes anytime soon. ___ Lots of people have been talking about the civil disturbances that rocked the city of Baltimore this week, and not without good reason. They clearly are connected to the recent controversies surrounding instances of […]

American Violence: Will Black Sons Die Before They’re Killed?

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Is Violence In America the Result of the Death Within Us?

Poor Kids Have Tiny Brains, Right?

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Kids’ lives are being altered and derailed because people often misinterpret research.

War and Circumstance: The Brutalization of My Brothers

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Austin Harrington reflects on the unprovoked, violent attacks on fellow African Americans by police.

Under the Microscope: Beliefs and Skewed Views of Immigrants and Crime Rates

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Brittni Brown feels the negative association with immigrants and beliefs of many US citizens in relation to crime rates aren’t founded on solidarity.