Jean DuSable

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How the upper middle class keeps everyone else out

<b>HARI SREENIVASAN:</b><p>Scholar Richard Reeves believes the United States is in need of some self-reflection about income inequality.<p><b>RICHARD REEVES:</b><p>I think …

The Simple Rule That Tells You Where to Put Your Retirement Money

This Simple Rule Tells You Where to Put Your Retirement Money<p>Updated February 15, 2018<p>IRAs. Roth IRAs. 401(k)s. SEP IRAs. Simple IRAs.<p>Considering all …

The Economist - World News, Politics, Economics, Business & Finance

Current editionMay 26th 2018<p>The affairCorporate America and Donald TrumpMid-term electionsOur best guessCleaner livingTackling bribery in Europe's …

NAACP calls for moratorium of charter schools until they stop acting like private schools

They say charter schools need the same level of oversight, transparency, civil rights protections as public schools<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>The charter school industry is coming under increased attack by national civil rights leaders for its unequal and antidemocratic practices …

Next week's Perseid meteor shower could be like no other

The Perseid meteor shower — which is expected to hit its peak during the overnight hours from August 11 to August 12 — is usually considered one of …

Astronomy

'Islands' That Separate Education Haves From Have-Nots

The school district of Freehold Borough, N.J., has a 32 percent poverty rate. It is fully surrounded by another school district, Freehold Township, which has a 5 percent poverty rate.<p>Freehold Borough is what a new report calls an "island district" — and it's not alone. The report, from a nonprofit …

Poverty Rate

Is the petrodollar about to tank the economy?

Dear Cecil:<p>A friend warns that the impending collapse of the petrodollar, devised by Henry Kissinger as the world's reserve currency when the United …

The Trouble with Kate's Law

The legislation seeks to deter crime by undocumented immigrants, but it could end up dramatically swelling the U.S. prison population.<p>Criminal-justice reform is one of the few bipartisan issues gaining traction in Congress right now. Politicians from the left, the right, and the center now …

Jeff Flake

Alliance’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, makes comment after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets conducting airstrikes in Syria<p>Nato is ready to send troops to Turkey to defend against threats on its southern flank, the head of the alliance has said following violations of Turkish …

Middle East