Blog author: jcarter
Friday, February 26, 2016
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When Will Flint’s Water Be Safe To Drink?
Anna Maria Barry-Jester, FiveThirtyEight

Residents might have a hard time trusting that it ever is.

Obama’s Economic Report Mentions Freedom Once, Inequality 235 Times
Bryan Riley, The Daily Signal

The newly released Economic Report of the president from the Council of Economic Advisors mentions “inequality” 235 times and “freedom” just once—and that’s with respect to freedom not even in the United States, but in Malaysia and Vietnam!

How The Working Class Can Regain Its Dignity
Rachel Lu, The Federalist

The working class feels disrespected, but perhaps their anger also reflects their insecurities.

Debtors’ Prison in 21st-Century America
Whitney Benns and Blake Strode , The Atlantic

For failing to pay parking tickets, court fees, and other petty municipal citations, black residents of Greater St. Louis are ending up behind bars.