Work requires broad skills

More evidence that work increasingly requires broad, rather than narrow occupation specific, skills. Terrific article in the Atlantic entitled The Unexpected Schools Championing the Liberal Arts: Military academies and chef schools say the humanities are essential to their graduates’ success. How can…

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Two books about poverty

Two highly recommended books about poverty in America: Stuck in Place by Patrick Sharkey $2.00 a Day by Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer In this post we will focus on Stuck in America. I will write about $2.00 a Day…

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