Posts Tagged ‘ poverty ’

The Death of a Once Great City | Harper’s Magazine

 

The fall of New York and the urban crisis of affluence

Source: The Death of a Once Great City | Harper’s Magazine

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Barbara Ehrenreich – Why are the poor blamed and shamed for their deaths? | The Guardian

Ehrenreich: ‘Friends berate me for my heavy use of butter.’ Photograph: Stephen Voss for the Guardian

Source: Why are the poor blamed and shamed for their deaths? | Life and style | The Guardian

A Chinese Poet’s Unusual Path From Isolated Farm Life to Celebrity – The New York Times

Tracy Chapman – Talkin’ bout a Revolution [High Quality] – YouTube

How Did America’s Richest State Become Such a Fiscal Mess?

“Hartford’s fiscal challenges were decades in the making,” says Mayor Luke Bronin, blaming parochialism and a finance system that favors suburban neighbors.

Connecticut is home to many wealthy residents. Its state government, on the other hand, is feeling the consequences of what some call “two decades of bad decisions.”

Source: How Did America’s Richest State Become Such a Fiscal Mess?

Kathy Acker Docu by Alan Benson New York 1984

Story of Hillary Clinton’s Mother Forms Emotional Core of Campaign – NYTimes.com

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her mother, Dorothy Rodham, at a hotel in New York in 1992. Credit

Ron Frehm/Associated Press

Story of Hillary Clinton’s Mother Forms Emotional Core of Campaign – NYTimes.com.

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