The public tightens its belt, but public debt rises
With the economy still in the doldrums, the government is not being austere enough
22 things you can no longer do with Vietweek

All those things you did or thought you could do with a copy of Vietweek in hand - will now remain on paper.

Studies confirm the dehumanization of black children and the ‘preschool-to-prison pipeline’
Although African-Americans constitute only 13 percent of all Americans, nearly half of all prison inmates in the US are black. This startling statistic has led the United Nations Human Rights Committee to publicly criticize the US for its treatment of African-Americans.
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