“A 2010 AARP survey found that 35 percent of adults older than 45 were chronically lonely, as opposed to 20 percent of a similar group only a decade earlier. According to a major study by a leading scholar of the subject, roughly 20 percent of Americans—about 60 million people—are unhappy with their lives because of loneliness. Across the Western world, physicians and nurses have begun to speak openly of an epidemic of loneliness.”
Another story on the educational issues in Ohio.
What a great idea: Habitat neighborhoods. They’ll create more stable communities… especially becuase they’d be in areas where there are massive vacancies.
A fantastic article from one of my favorite writers about one of my heroes.
Bill O’Reilly, the tumescent personality of Fox News, said on his Friday show “Robert Reich is a communist who secretly adores Karl Marx.” (This came after Fox News’ Neil Cavoto called me a “sanctimonious twit” for suggesting the rich should pay more in taxes.)
O’Reilly’s accusation is odd, to…
A damning critique of our current gun system. Even as a gun owner and someone who enjoys going out to a range, I think there are great points here.
What an amazing story of reinvention.
Totally agree here.
What would HUD look like as just a state model?
Two great points here: Cohabitation forces someone to be in a relationship far longer than they should becuase of Consumer Lock-in, and that cohabitation shouldn’t really be a testing phase, but rather an intentiontal step forward towards marriage. I’m glad Linds and I didn’t really move in together until the month before we got married, and months after we were engaged.