Archive for December 2010

Unemployment Blues: The Newbie, Part I

With high unemployment and chronic unemployment becoming the norm, people who never thought they would have to turn to the government for help are now doing so in record numbers.   The new face of poverty in America has a decidedly middle class appearance.   People that have never been laid off incorrectly assume a... Read more »

Walgreens Provides Oasis In The Food Desert

Walgreens Provides Oasis In The Food Desert
Much has been written about the food deserts on the south and west sides of the city. I don’t officially live in one, yet when I have to either walk 10 blocks north or 10 blocks south to grocery shop; it’s challenging not to feel that I’m not a part of a food desert.  When I run out of... Read more »