secretrepublic:

The Suburbanization of Poverty: An Infographic

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The Suburbanization of Poverty: An Infographic

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motherjones:

Chart of the Day: The amount that students owe quintupled between 2000 and 2011. For more, check out our MoJo College Guide.

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Chart of the Day: The amount that students owe quintupled between 2000 and 2011. For more, check out our MoJo College Guide.

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"At any given moment, there are 850,000 Americans inside a Walmart store. Something weird is bound to happen."

Is Walmart A Magnet For American Mayhem? (via lookhigh)

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Oh, that’s handy! —Wright

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Oh, that’s handy! —Wright

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MIT’s Free Urban Planning Software Will Help Build The Cities Of The Future

If we are to improve the quality of life in our cities—27 of which are expected to have more than 10 million people by 2020—we will have to find a better way to build them. MIT’s new software will help.

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Sept. 11 Then And Now, In One Word 
No matter where you were, the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 made  it a day filled with emotions. Many of you have told us what one word  best describes how you felt that day, and what one word describes your  emotions now. This graphic displays the connections between those words.

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Sept. 11 Then And Now, In One Word

No matter where you were, the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 made it a day filled with emotions. Many of you have told us what one word best describes how you felt that day, and what one word describes your emotions now. This graphic displays the connections between those words.

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Esperanza Spalding doesn’t do a lot of tweeting. She is lo-fi and  low-key, the kind of person who relaxes by doing some laundry and  cleaning at home, one place in the West Village, one in Austin, Tex. (via Baby’s Got Bass - NYTimes.com)
And if you missed it (or want to see it again), check out our Tiny Desk Concert with Esperanza. — Tanya Ballard Brown

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Esperanza Spalding doesn’t do a lot of tweeting. She is lo-fi and low-key, the kind of person who relaxes by doing some laundry and cleaning at home, one place in the West Village, one in Austin, Tex. (via Baby’s Got Bass - NYTimes.com)

And if you missed it (or want to see it again), check out our Tiny Desk Concert with Esperanza.Tanya Ballard Brown

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