Ever since Donald Trump’s election, a cottage industry of politicians, journalists, scholars and commentators has sought to understand what motivates Trump supporters. Theories have ranged from globalization to a rebellion against Washington elitism to racism. But the true cause may have been overlooked: the “postindustrial society.”
Philadelphia is among the top 10 cities suffering from the so called New Urban Crisis
It may turn out that the widespread belief that most Americans’ incomes have stagnated for years is, well, false or at least overstated.
It isn’t often that economics raises the most profound questions of human existence, but recent work of economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton (husband and wife, both of Princeton University) comes close. You may recall that a few years ago, Case and Deaton reported the startling finding that the death rates of non-Hispanic middle-aged whites had gotten worse — they were dying younger.
De aprobarse, el comité constaría de al menos cinco miembros del concejo elegidos por el presidente. Estos se encargarían de presentar un informe completo al concejo y al alcalde, que formule conclusiones y recomendaciones que después pondrían a disposición del público.
If approved, the special committee would consist of at least five city council members that are appointed by the council president, and it would submit a full report to the council and the mayor and make its findings and recommendations available to the public.