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03/26/2015 - 8:48pm

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is urging baristas to engage customers in discussions about race and inequality -- as if his employees already were not busy enough trying to tell my coffee-and-espresso-shot from the next guy's vanilla latte.

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03/19/2015 - 3:40pm

    We had keggers.

    We smoked, cursed and raised holy hell.

    There were unseemly hookups. Late-night capers. Lots of failing grades.

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03/19/2015 - 3:32pm

    We've been warned over and over that the Federal Reserve, in its effort to improve the economy, is "debasing" the dollar. The archaic word itself tells you a lot about where the people issuing such warnings are coming from. It's an...

03/19/2015 - 3:23pm

    I know a woman. Works like a dog. She's a loving mother, raising a lovable boy. She's also a good businesswoman, running a successful salon.

    But she's not married to the father,...

03/19/2015 - 3:20pm

    What’s wrong with Washington?

    I’m not talking about goofy political antics, like James Inhofe’s latest bid to disprove climate change.

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03/19/2015 - 3:15pm

    There’s a generational time-bomb ticking — and the student debt crisis is the trip wire.

    Adults under 35 disproportionately bear the brunt of escalating inequality.

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