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Protesters outside the Republican National Convention in Tampa built the words “middle class” out of ice to illustrate their discontent with the increasing wealth disparity in the United States.

What is the American “Middle Class”?

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This election cycle the candidates running for president are fighting for the support of middle class voters who have been hit hard by the economic…read more

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A Microfinance Group at a meeting in Hyderabad Slum in Andhra Pradesh, India ( Women members of Microfinance Group )

Microfinance Combines Charity and Business Savvy

Student Voice

Instead of donating to charities, more people are choosing to give to needy families in poorer countries through microfinance — small loans to help entrepreneurs…read more

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Former Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Sarah Palin shows off her bag of Chick-Fil-A.

Unnecessary Drama: When Corporations Enter the Political Fray

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With the 2012 election rapidly approaching, the political climate in America is more polarized than ever. Even some businesses have stepped into the fray by…read more

Economics

Why Is There So Much Student Loan Debt?

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Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached more than $1 trillion, and more and more potential college students are wondering whether the investment is…read more

Economics

Man vs. Machine: Will Human Workers Become Obsolete?

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What will the future workplace look like? That’s a question hosts of entrepreneurs are trying to answer and prepare the public for as technology takes…read more

Economics

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