Jane Simon, M.D.: Money, Power and Your Health

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There is little doubt that lack of sufficient money constitutes a major stress and contributes to bodily ills. Our attitudes toward money undergird much of our lives, impacting our lifestyle and sense of well-being. Yet many of us ignore the task of managing our finances, often with dire consequences.

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Robert Reich: Why Ordinary People Bear Economic Risks and Donald Trump Doesn’t

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In America, people with lots of money can easily avoid the consequences of bad bets and big losses by cashing out at the first sign of trouble. But workers who move to a place like Atlantic City for a job and invest in a home have no such protection.

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Jerry Ashton: Occupy Abolishes Almost $4,000,000 in Student Debt, Enrolls Campus Activists, Announces Nationwide ‘Debt Collective’

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As the result of an unprecedented “search and destroy” campaign by Occupy’s Strike Debt Working Group and their Rolling Jubilee team, 2,761 individuals have been unburdened of their student debt to the tune of $3,856,866.11.

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Don McNay: Why the decrease in unions and defined benefit retirement plans hurts us all

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“Oh, you can’t scare me, I’m sticking to the union
I’m sticking to the union, I’m sticking to the union
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Christina Fialho: Adelanto: Unlimited Prison Possibilities

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The City of Adelanto, California, greets visitors with a sign, proclaiming it to be a city of “unlimited possibilities.” However, when you drive through this small town in the Mojave Desert, it is clear the city is known for only one possibility: incarceration.

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