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A Return to Gilded Age Inequality? Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-first Century

By Johnathan Mills Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-first Century captured the zeitgeist surrounding the issue of inequality when it was released in 2013. That a 700 page book filled with historical economic data sat atop the bestseller list speaks...
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The Solution Is Beyond Lowering Prices of Organic Food

By Stephanie Forbis | One may think that only rich people can afford organic food because it is so expensive. The important aspect to take into consideration is not simply the cost of it being more but understanding why that cost is more. Organic food...
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How Does The One-Child Policy Influence Happiness Levels In China?

By Sunny Yuran Pei | In 1980, China started to implement a one-child policy to control population growth. This policy advocates healthier pregnancies, later marriage, and delayed childbirth. According to statistics, this policy averted at least 400 million births...
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