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Julianne Malveaux



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MALVEAUX: The Boomerang Generation

One of the most interesting findings of the data recently released by the Census Bureau is that so many recent college graduates live with their parents.

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MALVEAUX: America Needs a Raise

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been floating at or above the 17,000 mark in the past two months — an all-time high. Who gets the wealth, though?

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MALVEAUX: Back to School, Back to Basics

While many students feel it is important to make the first day of school a fashion show, others can’t afford new clothes and are often stigmatized at school.

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MALVEAUX: Taxpayers Fund Corporate Tax Avoiders

Fortune magazine's Alan Sloan reports that Ireland, Bermuda and Switzerland are the tax havens for the top ten corporate tax avoiders. While these companies hit the road to avoid taxes, they have no hesitation in enjoying the benefits that come from tax protection and regulation.

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MALVEAUX: The High Cost of Injustice

How much would we save if legally mandated minimum sentences were modified and nonviolent drug offenses were more reasonably imposed?

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MALVEAUX: Dogs Eat Better than 1 Million Children

While the institution of apartheid no longer exists, the structural basis for apartheid is alive and well, given the level of poverty, the lack of jobs, and limited opportunities for education.

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MALVEAUX: Ikea and the Gap Fill the Wage Gap

Ikea gets it, so does the Gap. What’s wrong with the Congress?

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MALVEAUX: Blacks Haven't Recovered from the Recovery

President Obama's focus on the middle class leaves the poor where they have always been — at the periphery of economic progress.

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MALVEAUX: Did the UNCF Make a Deal with the Devil?

When the Koch Foundation gave the United Negro College Fund $25 million, it set off a maelstrom of comments in cyberspace and real time.

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MALVEAUX: A Pledge to Keep to our Youth

It is true that economists are projecting a better employment situation for college graduates who are entering the labor market now. At the same time, high school graduates who must save money for college incidentals or for other needs will have a hard time finding work.

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