Tag: The Atlantic

Is the American Middle Class Dead?

The term “middle class” is one heard and used all of the time, but rarely do we stop to question how that term is defined […]

Recent read: “Colleges Are No Match for American Poverty”

A fascinating read on Amarillo College in Texas by Marcella Bombardier on Atlantic.com. Some highlights:   The school of 10,000 students has an emergency fund […]

Recent Read: “The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy” by Matthew Stewart

Ask yourself a simple question: what’s a bigger problem in this country (and probably a few others): the 0.01% wealthiest sector or the 9.9% just […]

Making the Case Against A College Education

It’s not often that one comes across a passionate and well-argued case against higher education written by a university Professor, but that’s exactly what’s in […]

Author Interview: Peter W. Singer on the Weaponization of Social Media

This week we had the good fortune to interview Peter W. Singer to discuss his recent Atlantic article: “War Goes Viral: How social media is […]