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Simon Greer is the president and chief executive officer of the Nathan Cummings Foundation.
Channeling Our National Fascination with 'Hunger Games' Into America's Real Rampant Economic and Social Inequality
Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet
A new campaign, Odds In Our Favor, offers teens and tweens a way to raise awareness about the dangers of systemic inequality.
What Government Does for You
Posted on: Oct 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet
When government works effectively, it becomes an invisible part of everyday life and people start to take it for granted.
D'oh! What We Don't Know About the White Working-Class
Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet
One of the strongest biases in America is that college-educated whites are very different than working-class whites.
Victory: 3 Ways Responsible Citizens Helped Get Glenn Beck Off the Air at Fox News
Posted on: Apr 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Fox News and Glenn Beck want the world to believe that all the people who spoke out against him had no impact on this decision. Don't buy it.
Clearing Up the Truth on Glenn Beck's Nazi Obsession and Repulsive Anti-Semitism
Posted on: Nov 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Fabricating a story about Soros' childhood involvement in the seizure of Jewish property under the Nazis is a major escalation by Fox's Beck.
Glenn Beck's Favorite Smear Tactic: Call What He Doesn't Like 'Nazi'
Posted on: Jun 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet
The author makes an argument for the common good -- and Beck calls it 'exactly the kind of talk that led to the death camps in Germany.'
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