American poverty is stacking up in particular cities, towns, and counties. When local governments are populated mostly by low-income people, there is typically much less money for public services. …
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To stave off national stagnation in a post-COVID world, technologists need to build companies that tackle America's biggest problems head-on.
The great “convergence” of the mid-20th century may have been an anomaly.
It’s not just a phase.
Equality of opportunity has been a founding principle of the American Republic. However, in an eye-opening, self-deprecating cover story for The Atlantic magazine, Matthew Stewart uses statistics and personal anecdotes to describe how privilege in the United States is becoming increasingly inheritable. If you consider yourself part of a meritocratic middle class, getAbstract believes Stewart might change your mind.
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