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Why You Will Be Poorer Than Past Generations

Why You Will Be Poorer Than Past Generations

It was once easy for people to live within their means. Our parents and grandparents may have earned a low income by today’s standards, but they were able to buy a lot more with it than many people can buy with their income today. In a 2016 article, Guardian finance editor Patrick Collinson shares some …

Why Are 46 Million Americans Living in Poverty?

Why Are 46 Million Americans Living in Poverty?

bjbjLULU JUDY WOODRUFF: The latest measurement of poverty in America was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau, and the news was headed in the wrong direction. Ray Suarez looks behind the numbers. RAY SUAREZ: At a time when much of Washington is focused on helping the struggling middle class, today’s report outlined the magnitude …

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. I want to talk today about why healthcare costs in the United States are so phenomenally, fascinatingly expensive, but first I have to blow your mind: Alright, so you’ve probably heard that the reason that people enjoy “free” healthcare in Australia and the UK and Canada, etc, etc is that …

TEDxBoston – Noah Wilson-Rich – Urban Beekeeping

TEDxBoston – Noah Wilson-Rich – Urban Beekeeping

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ivana Korom Now that your minds are open I would like to tell you my goal for this talk. Which is to change your perspective on many things. How about this for one? (Laughter) This man is wearing what we call a “Bee Beard.” A beard full of bees. Now this …