Poverty in America Is Mainstream
The Great Divide is a series about inequality ... the official poverty line during that period ($23,492 for a family of four), and 54 percent will spend a year in poverty or near poverty (below 150 percent of the poverty line). Even more astounding ...
What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria
Libya is divided into tribes and clans ... we must not forget that God created us equal. Vladimir V. Putin is the president of Russia.
What exactly is quantitative easing?
What is quantitative easing? Also known as QE, it's the technical term for the ... a 30-year mortgage was 3.55% when QE3 was launched last September, having fallen 0.54 percentage points in the prior year, and dipped to 3.35% by May, according to Freddie ...
In Divided Jerusalem, Rail Line for Arabs and Jews Is Among the Fractures
The rail was once celebrated — at least by Israeli Jews — as an artery of coexistence in an otherwise hostile, divided city. But it turns out that many Palestinians resent it as part of what they see as Israel’s occupation of East Jerusalem — yet ...
What is Centrelink’s ‘relevant number’?
The income assessed by Centrelink is the gross annual income reduced by the deduction amount. The formula for the deduction is the “original purchase price less commutations divided by the relevant ... rather than his 18.54 life expectancy.