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Poor white Americans’ current crisis shouldn’t have caught the rest of the country as off guard as it has – September 2016 Atlantic Monthly article

A September 2016 Atlantic Monthly article, which I came across recently at the Atlantic Monthly website, is entitled: “The Original Underclass: Poor white Americans’ current crisis shouldn’t have caught the rest of the country as off guard as it has.” It’s a good, thoughtful article, in my view. Here are a couple of excerpts: By […]

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In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income.

An early January (Jan. 4, I believe) 2018 tweet from United Way Peel @Unitedwaypeel reads: In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income. Learn more about income inequality in Peel Region: http://www.unitedwaypeel.org/reports/Opportunity_Equation_Update-sm.pdf I have written about income inequality at previous posts. The tweet, that I refer […]

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An exemplary study in story management: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015)

An exemplary study in story management: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015) Update A July 13, 2018 Atlantic article is entitled: “The Russians Who Hacked the 2016 Election: Robert Mueller’s latest indictment reaches back to the origin story for the investigation into interference.” [End]   I’ve been reading with interest a Brookings Institution study […]