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Review: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

The Pruitt-Igoe projects in St. Louis were supposed to be a means for poor farmers and field workers to find big-city opportunities.
On the sabotage of the American dream
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 06, 2012

The wrong words

In the past month, a political action committee called Putting Maine To Work has sent me so many brochures that I no longer need to worry about putting myself to work.
Putting Maine To Work's approach
By AL DIAMON  |  November 11, 2011
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Obama’s jobs plan is a step in the right direction

President Barack Obama's September 8 speech outlining his new jobs program — and the tax policies needed to finance it — was a sign of hope.
Notes on class warfare
By EDITORIAL  |  September 23, 2011
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Shine a Light

Letters to the Boston editors, September 16, 2011
Letters to the Boston editors, September 16, 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 16, 2011
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Granola with a conscience

With all those honey-flavored oats and nuts, granola is tempting enough for Rhode Island's neo-hippie set. But add a scoop of goodwill to the mix and you invite a veritable stampede of Birkenstocks.
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By ELIZABETH RAU  |  November 26, 2010
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Budgeting your time

There are two possible reasons Friday is the best day of the week for a college student.
For students, part-time jobs mean pocket money, freedom, scheduling conflicts, and stress
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  January 08, 2009