Alana Semuels

Atlantic magazine

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Japan is facing a historically low birth rate because young men can’t find good jobs. They’re living at home with their parents and refusing to get married.

Japan faces lowest birth rate in a century -- because of men

Japan is facing a historically low birth rate because young men can’t find good jobs. They’re living at home with their parents and refusing to get married.

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Over half of Americans think raising taxes for the rich is a good idea. And historically, it’s proven to be a good way to remedy inequality.

Raising taxes on the rich can remedy inequality. So why don’t we?

Over half of Americans think raising taxes for the rich is a good idea. And historically, it’s proven to be a good way to remedy inequality.

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In Worcester, Massachusetts a city program called  A Better Life  is supposed to transform the lives of people in public housing.

Massachusetts Public Housing Residents Must Work or Risk Eviction

In Worcester, Massachusetts a city program called A Better Life is supposed to transform the lives of people in public housing.

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