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Millennials Want to Buy Homes, but Student-Loan Debt Is Not Letting Them

– December 13, 2018

This makes millennials the first generation in a while to be forced to postpone saving for homes simply because their student loans take up so much of their income. No wonder the growing debt related to higher education has now achieved “crisis” levels.

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You Can Now Rent Your Wardrobe — Another Miracle of the Sharing Economy

– December 12, 2018

The sharing economy has made sharing our private property and time more than acceptable; it’s made it a glamorous occupation. As millennials transform side hustles into how they make a living, yet another aspect of our personal lives is becoming fair game: our closets.

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Is There a Link Between Tech Addiction Among Teens and Public Policy?

– December 11, 2018

Video games, it seems, have become teens’ drug of choice, consuming hours of their lives. The result is what one would expect: bad grades, concerned parents, and broken family relationships. In the end, many are having to go to rehab to regain control of their lives.

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The Myth of Spiraling Inequality

– December 11, 2018

Conventional wisdom says that inequality in the United States is spiraling out of control. But what do the data actually say?

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Free Enterprise Pushed Teen Pregnancy Rate to Record Low

– December 10, 2018

More effective than any government program would have been, the introduction of the internet, increased access to birth control, and the increased awareness that came from a popular TV show obviously helped generations of teens to make better decisions about their own lives.​​​​​​​

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Facebook Walks Away From Politics, Bets on Music to Regain Trust

– December 8, 2018

As Forbes explained, trying its hand at music might just be the safest way of getting people to connect on the social platform once again. After all, following the contentious 2016 presidential election season, Americans seem to be more divided ideologically than ever before. But when it comes to music, the dynamic changes dramatically.

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Indiana’s Opioid Epidemic “Progress” Is Fiction, Not Fact

– December 5, 2018

Indiana needs to rely on the actual facts and figures to prove “success” in combating the opioid epidemic instead of reporting “feelings” and half of the overall picture.

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Indiana’s Colleges Are Not Letting Students Flourish

– November 30, 2018

In Indiana, the outlook of freedom of speech on campus is particularly troubling, with only 3 out of 16 universities upholding policies that protect free speech.

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Walmart’s Mental Health Clinic Is Responding to the Market’s Needs

– November 30, 2018

The market provides, even when nobody expects it to. That’s the lesson we’ve learned from Walmart, whose Texas mental health clinic is helping customers in need. 

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Uber Responds to the Market, Invests in Making Rides Wheelchair-Accessible

– November 28, 2018

Unlike public agencies, companies must adapt to make sure their consumers are happy. Otherwise, they go out of business.

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Indiana Residents’ Proposed Cigarette Tax Hike Will Only Boost the Black Market

– November 24, 2018

But despite the campaigners’ enthusiasm for the idea, smokers are known for not smoking fewer cigarettes when prices rise. Instead, they either ignore the hikes or find different ways to get their hands on nicotine products — and that includes resorting to the black market.

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Officials Pour Bleach on Food for the Homeless “for Their Safety”

– November 24, 2018

Claiming to be looking after the homeless’ safety, health officials said the food, which is prepared by volunteers at their own homes, is not good enough for people living on the street. After all, home-cooked meals could expose the needy to food-borne illness.

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