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What Does Homeless Look Like?new

I don't use drugs or alcohol. I don't rob, steal or cheat. I am not the beggar holding up homemade placards. I didn't live under the Davidson Street Bridge, but I, too, have been evicted.
NUVO  |  NUVO Editors  |  10-22-2013  |  Homelessness

Shredding it up in Motownnew

Two 20-somethings carry the hope of a metropolis on their backs in an effort to bring the X Games to Detroit.
Metro Times  |  Carl Bookstein  |  06-26-2013  |  Economy

9 Things The Rich Don't Want You To Know About Taxes

As millions of Americans prepare to file their annual taxes, they do so in an environment of media-perpetuated tax myths. Here are a few points about taxes and the economy that you may not know, to consider as you prepare to file your taxes.
Association of Alternative Newsmedia  |  David Cay Johnston  |  04-14-2011  |  Economy

How We Americans Spent Ourselves Into Ruin but Saved the Worldnew

Something is very wrong with the unselective manner in which folks on the other side have allowed the neocons to define the argument. It is an unfortunate habit of the left to assume that any vocal and assertive appreciation of the American contribution to human civilization must be fascist.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  David Brin  |  12-11-2009  |  Economy

Ignore the Economy As Best You Can, and Concentrate on Being Happynew

If economics lacks an absolute reality, then excessive fear is as irrational as excessive optimism.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  05-27-2009  |  Commentary

For Scholar, Measuring Worth Must Weigh the Value of Caring Worknew

In The Real Wealth of Nations, Riane Eisler picks up where Adam Smith left off. Smith left out the market's REAL operators: the women who produce most of the caring services of our societies.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Ellen Snortland  |  05-18-2009  |  Nonfiction

David C. Korten Proposes a New Economic Modelnew

His Agenda for a New Economy is a departure from the same old rehashed economic theories of the past. It doesn't just nibble around the edges of the current economic crisis.
Jackson Free Press  |  Ronni Mott  |  03-27-2009  |  Nonfiction

Adventures in Flatlandnew

The New York Times op-ed columnist argues that the world is perfectly flat; barriers to participation in the global economy have vanished. Some highly regarded global economists would disagree.
The Village Voice  |  Joshua Clover  |  08-29-2005  |  Nonfiction

Count Them In

Growing numbers of Mexican immigrants are in the US illegally -- but their money is legit.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Dan Frosch  |  08-24-2005  |  Immigration

Author Explains How Conservatives Got So Terribly Oppressednew

According to author and historian Thomas Frank, who spoke at Ohio University Jan. 13, over the last 20 years or so a faction of conservatives, aided by the media, has managed to strip economics out of politics, and replace it with cartoonish "cultural" issues.
The Athens NEWS  |  Jim Phillips  |  01-18-2005  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

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