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Keeping young people out of prison

Jul 27, 2012
New Orleans group trains and mentors youth released from juvenile detention

Violence shakes Anaheim -- and its image

Jul 27, 2012
Police shooting, protests highlight poverty in Disneyland's hometown.
Posted In: Anaheim, disney, violence

Arthur Laffer on income inequality, raising taxes

Jul 26, 2012
The father of supply-side economics explains why he's against raising taxes on the rich, and the problems with being so against income inequality.
Posted In: Arthur Laffer, supply-side economics, Taxes, income inequality

New Orleans' other 'million dollar neighborhood'

Jul 25, 2012
High rates of imprisonment are a cause -- and effect -- of poverty.
Posted In: African American, unemployement

Election ads depict a lost America

Jul 20, 2012
In the 2012 presidential election race, both parties focus on images of factories and hard hats.
Posted In: 2012 election, ad campaign, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Safeway feels the supermarket squeeze

Jul 19, 2012
Tradition chains like Safeway are stuck in the middle between "experience" stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, and discount grocers like Walmart.
Posted In: supermarket, Safeway

Santa Fe Festival boosts international craftspeople

Jul 16, 2012
Cheap imports undermine local craftspeople in some countries but this weekend, a market in Santa Fe gave them a showcase to sell their wares globally.
Posted In: craft, globalization, folk art

Mike Huckabee on how Mitt Romney can help the middle class

Jul 16, 2012
The former governor talks about the importance of the middle class in this year's presidential election, and what he thinks Mitt Romney needs to do to improve his standings.
Posted In: middle class, 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee

More overtime hours, less overtime pay?

Jul 12, 2012
Federal lawsuits over wage and hour violations are up since the start of the recession.
Posted In: overtime, employees

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