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How do Americans view poverty? Many blue-collar whites, key to Trump, criticize poor people as lazy and content to stay on welfare

He has no phone; he can't afford ... they've had enough money to buy clothes. Last winter, they ran out of coal. Because they're both too old to dig their own, they tried to buy some. But they couldn' ... read more

Stay Put, Young Man

Nobody has a better reason to pick up and move than someone who can’t find a job—or at least so ... plumbers, nurses, nannies, elementary school teachers, and other working-class Americans, would rece... read more

Dayton Duncan Interview

I think he, he offered Clark not only to be a co-captain, but he said, "If you can't do this ... on the fire, so that they know that they're coming into contact with Indian peoples, who've come in con... read more

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A Southwest Phila. school that runs on fumes

"We're just asking for enough to educate our kids properly," she said. Her school, at 55th and Kingsessing in Southwest Philadelphia ... of their own pocket to fill their classrooms, the ones who burn ... read more


Seacoast tradesmen warn of growing lack of workers

One of them, Steve Turner, opened Turner's Upholstery in Rye 30 years ago and said he can't grow ... to hire a plumber. "So if someone gets in the field now," he said, "they're going to make a lot mor... read more

Votes and Vowels: A Changing Accent Shows How Language Parallels Politics

Since vowels evidently abhor a vacuum, this empty slot was eventually filled by the “o” sound, so that “pod” came to be ... to new speech patterns isn’t always enough to cause people to adapt their ow... read more

"I Received A Check For $4": Letters From FanSided Writers

But the supply of mediocre writers like myself is seemingly endless so they’re happy ... York of Philadelphia. Also, the pay: $1 for every 1000-page views. I wrote one story. It took me almost three h... read more

Colin Kaepernick walks into league office, says he’s “doing great”

Given that he’s been a free agent for a full year and it still hasn’t happened, it seems unlikely. Kaepernick’s depositions of Goodell and of team owners and personnel staff members, are designed to f... read more

Tough Market for Law School Grads

"I'm going to be a lawyer for the next 20, 30 or 40 years of my life, so I'm glad to have this year to sort of recharge my life. I can't say I'm happy for the reasons this has happened, though." At Pe... read more

Don Garber sees 'real ambition' in Union academy, but wants to see it 'pay off'

... Jonathan Tannenwald, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News A transcript of MLS commissioner Don Garber's recent interview with the Inquirer and Daily News, on a range of subjects relating to the Un... read more

Safety net helps Lehigh Valley kids 'aging out' of foster care

For Valley kids "aging out" of foster care, a smaller safety net. LEHIGH VALLEY — Michael ... Although they're supervised by Valley Youth House staff, they are responsible for taking care of their own ... read more



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