segregation

Which cities have the most severe income inequality, class segregation, and unaffordable housing?

 04/14/2017 - 03:45
The New Urban Crisis is most severe across the Boston-New York corridor and on the West Coast—especially around San Francisco and Los Angeles. Photo:  A view of L.A/ Wikimedia

[OP-ED]: Is the American dream on a ‘self-defeating quest’?

 04/04/2017 - 15:06
 La mayor parte del nuevo libro del economista Tyler Cowen, titulado “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream”, es una lectura mega-deprimente.
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Inequality is rising. Segregation by socioeconomic class, educational attainment and race is skyrocketing. The country is generally less dynamic and more risk-averse -- when people have the opportunity to move for a better quality of life or more rewarding job, they tend to settle for staying put.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 9:45am
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Most of economist Tyler Cowen’s new book, “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream,” is a mega-depressing read.

Under the magnifying glass: solitary confinement of young people in Philadelphia prisons

 04/21/2017 - 14:41
In Pennsylvania, although adulthood begins at age 18, teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 on felony counts can face judicial charges as if they were adults. Photo: Archive.

Escuelas de PA más segregadas que nunca, según informe

 01/21/2015 - 11:52
Escuelas de PA más segregadas que nunca, según informe
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Queremos creer que la palabra 'segregación', en cualquier contexto, es un término del pasado que ya no se utiliza en vocabulario de hoy en día. Pero, desafortunadamente, parece estar más presente que nunca en Pensilvania.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:29am
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PA schools more segregated than ever, according to study

 01/21/2015 - 10:49
PA schools more segregated than ever, according to study

We want to believe that the word ‘segregation,’ use in any context, is a term of the past that no longer applies to today’s daily vocabulary. But unfortunately it seems to be more present than ever in Pennsylvania.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:29am
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Ana Gamboa
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