Andrew Moss: 52,000 people are currently incarcerated in America’s detention facilities, and about two-thirds of them are kept in for-profit facilities run by corporations like the GEO Group and CoreCivic.
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Carolyn Coe: Instead of calling for a blanket ban on child labor, they believe that if a youth is taught a trade to earn money for food and other necessities, this training may in fact enable that youth to stay in school.
William J. Astore: Bernie Sanders is the only candidate who truly gets how rigged our system is — how it’s become an oligarchy, even a kleptocracy, that favors the richest and most powerful among us.
Norman Solomon: They’re incapable of giving a coherent and truthful account of power in the United States because they’re beholden to corporate-aligned donors.
Even attempting to get an apartment is a challenge if you have no to low credit, as landlords view those with a poor credit score as risky tenants.
Installment loans can be paid back in small parts at fixed intervals, which allows borrowers to budget their expenses properly.
Garrison Keillor: Jitterbugging and fox-trotting and waltzing were slighted in our curricula in favor of math and science, and how many people can whoop it up with algebraic geometry or number theory?