Detroit: No Water, But Lots of Tests

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Detroit is in trouble. Bill Boyle points out the city’s biggest flaw, and tells us why neoliberalism is not the solution.

Imprisonment As Social Policy

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Unfortunately America often uses the criminal justice system as a replacement for social policy, with disastrous results.

Would You Idolize a Janitor?

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What makes a person great? Tommy Raskin opens up a discussion on the treatment of our fellow man.

People On The Move: What To Do About All The Homeless People?

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A travel experience caused Dr. Jed Diamond to reflect on the staggering amount of refugees and displaced persons in our world today.

Things Break Apart

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Cameron Conaway offers a rhythmic meditation on his time at the notorious shipbreaking yards of Bangladesh and with the desperately poor but endlessly generous people who live in the villages beside them.

Imprisoned for Being Poor, Dying In Jail For Your Kids’ Unpaid School Fees

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Michael Amity explores how we got to a place in our free society where we are far from being free.

Sunday Second Chance: Would You Prefer To Die As a Wealthy Cipher or a Broke Legend?

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Would you rather die in obscurity but have wealth and riches untold? Or be penniless but perish a great American hero and go down in the annals of history?

If You’re So Smart, Why Ain’t You Rich?

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It still remains true, especially for men, that we are primarily valued for what we earn.

AMAZING VIDEO: Watch These Kids Turn Garbage Into Music

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The people of Cataura began making musical instruments out of recycled trash. Eventually, the Recycled Orchestra emerged.

When’s A Guy Good Enough?

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A cab driver presents a rhetorical question and warns us about the dangers of higher education for men.

Sex Education, Please

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The worst case scenario of a poor sex education is not an unhealthy sexual identity. It’s the unplanned birth of a child.

Affluenza: Plagued With the Complexion for the Protection

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Those who are afflicted by it show no sense of urgency to be cured.

In The Footsteps of a King: How Raphael G. Warnock is Keeping Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream Alive

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once spoke for a voiceless nation and now, once again, impoverished Americans are finding themselves in need of a voice to defend them and speak on their behalf. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock may be that voice.

The Myth and False Lesson of Independence

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Why are we afraid of teaching young people how they relate to the network of human interaction? Why do we value our independence over our dependability?

K.I.N.D.: Kids In Need of Desks. We Can Help—Easily!

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A small token for us makes a huge difference for them and improves the world for all of us