California’s Poverty is Dragging Us All Down

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

Ryan McMaken Earlier this week, the LA Times reminded its readers that California has the highest poverty rate in the nation. Specifically, when using the Census Bureau’s most recent” Supplemental Poverty Measure” (SPM), California clocks in with a

No, Capitalism Is Not Ruining Your Christmas Market

December 12, 2017 Editor 0

Bill Wirtz Glowing Christmas lights fill the cold streets of medieval European cities with little wooden booths selling steaming hot wine and cinnamon biscuits. However, the traditional look and idyllic atmosphere seem to be threatened

Stop Conflating Inequality With Poverty

September 21, 2017 Editor 0

Bryan Cheang The problem of inequality has often been considered to be one of the biggest social problems of our generation. Widespread concern about the great disparities of income and wealth have fueled anti-globalization sentiments all around the