Is the American Dream still real?

The top one percent now owns more of America’s share of wealth than ever, and the massive gap between rich and poor seems to contradict the idea behind the “American Dream.” Can people still achieve it despite the odds — and such a degree of wealth inequality? “I believe the American Dream is something that comes from inside somebody, so you can […]

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Integral ecology: social and economic gaps shape environmental woes

Seven out of ten Californians live in counties with bad air quality and three million people in the state suffer from asthma, according to an environmental advocate who spoke at a recent event in Fresno. How does the condition of air and water relate to social structures? State representatives who want to do something about Fresno’s pollution problem just returned […]

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