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$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing In America

$2.00 A Day: Living On Almost Nothing In America By Katheryn J Edin and Luke Schaefer, 2015 After the Civil War in the 1870s, Aid was created for the Windows of the War.  That was about all that was available … Continue reading

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Gentrification

July 1, 2017 Gentrification Gentrification comes from the old French word genterise, which means “of gentle birth.”  The term refers to the process of renovating poor urban neighborhoods. Gentrification can be seen as an attempt to beautify or civilize the … Continue reading

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GenMe

Generation Me Jean M Twenge, 2006 Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans are more confident, assertive, entitled and more miserable than before. Millennials, Net Generation, iGeneration, GenMe. Gen X are born in the 1960s and 1970s. GenMe was born in … Continue reading

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Service

November 15, 2016 Service “Service” is the name of this week’s The Walking Dead episode.  I thought that the power struggle between Negan and Rick was a good subtext for the election this year and the subsequent fallout. Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Out of the Woods

Out of the Woods Out of the Woods: Tales of Resilient Teens was written by Hauser, Allen and Golden in 2008.  Seventy deeply troubled teenagers spend weeks, months, even years on a locked psychiatric ward. They were not just failing … Continue reading

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Mad Men

February 9, 2012 Mad Men Mad Men is a TV show on A&E.  It premiered on July 17, 2007.  Since it was a channel I did not get and was on so late, I never got a chance to check … Continue reading

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