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Charity Is Not a Substitute for Justice 

By Marian Wright Edelman “I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means—except … Continue reading

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For six years running, Bronx is the least-healthy county in NY state

By Jonathan Lamantia A coalition of Bronx politicians and health care organizations is trying to improve the reputation of the borough’s health care. But a new analysis shows the enormity of that task. Bronx County ranked last among 62 New … Continue reading

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Income Inequality in 2014

By Lincoln Mitchell By the end of 2013, it appeared that the major domestic political story of the year had been the botched rollout and negative reaction, in some quarters, to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It is likely, however, … Continue reading

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GOP Congressman Gets Fact Checked By His Own Constituents On Obamacare: ‘Stop Lying!’

By Sy Mukherjee Things got heated for Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL) during a town hall question-and-answer session in White Haven, Florida on Thursday. His constituents called him out over his multiple votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and his … Continue reading

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Part-Time Workers Say Schedules Are Getting More Erratic

By Marilyn Geewax In the 1980s, a popular fast-food commercial touted chicken-breast sandwiches — and mocked chicken nuggets sold by competitors. In the ad, a competitor’s doofus clerk explains nuggets. “All the parts are crammed into one big part,” he said. … Continue reading

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