Monthly Archives: February 2014

Democracy, Dissolution and Disillusion

American’s (and many people throughout the world) became disillusioned with the workings of America’s political system when the U.S. government bailed out bankers with taxpayers’ money and then stood by impotently as financiers continued to pay themselves huge bonuses. America … Continue reading

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Lonliness is twice as unhealthy as obesity

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Love and Dissolution

Although the unemployment rate is improving, U.S. policy measures caused long-term, if not permanent damage to the labor market. [No wonder so many people complain about their job outlook]. Ironically, a better economy means married couples can finally afford to … Continue reading

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International Divorce Rates 2014

Not surprisingly, the United States has one of the highest divorce rates and shortest marriages. IT IS not a seven year itch: the unlucky number is 13.6. That is the average length of a marriage before a divorce in the … Continue reading

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THE RISE OF SINGLE FATHERS

A Pew research article entitled Rise of Single Fathersshows a ninefold Increase Since 1960. A record 8% of households with minor children in the United States are headed by a single father, up from just over 1% in 1960, according … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 972 SB-972 Covered California

Highly-publicized problems with the state-run health insurance marketplace have prompted a state lawmaker to introduce legislation that would expand the Covered California board and broaden its expertise. The measure, SB 972, by State Senator Norma Torres (D-Pomona), is a response … Continue reading

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Another Story on Single Parenthood Causing Poverty

The last few weeks have brought an unusual convergence of voices from both the center and the left about a topic that is typically part of conservative rhetorical territory: poverty and single-parent families. Just as some conservatives have started talking seriously about rising inequality … Continue reading

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LIVING TOGETHER V. MARRIAGE

Nobody batted an eye when François Hollande became the first president of France to be in a common law relationship rather than a formal marriage. After all, one is an exact substitute for the other is the trendy thinking among … Continue reading

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