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The numbers add up to this: Less and less opportunity for poor kids

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A book and a separate study both turn up evidence that the one-generation leap is getting harder to accomplish in an economy so tied to education, technological know-how and networking.

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The numbers add up to this: Less and less opportunity for poor kids

Venture Capitalist Says He Tried to Prevent Firing of Woman

Venture Capitalist Says He Tried to Prevent Firing of Woman

Venture capitalist says he tried to prevent firing of woman who later filed sex bias lawsuit

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Office Depot CEO could walk with $39 million after merger

After less than two years on the job, Office Depot CEO Roland Smith could receive $39 million if the Staples-Office Depot merger is finalized, executive pay experts say.

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Office Depot CEO could walk with $39 million after merger

Ignatius: Warren’s war against Wall Street

The Massachusetts senator?s fight with ?the Wall Street view? pits her against Obama?s pick for Treasury.

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Summers Sticks With Secular Stagnation Warning After Jobs Data

Lawrence Summers, former U.S. Treasury secretary. Close Lawrence Summers, former U.S. Treasury secretary. Lawrence Summers, former U.S. Treasury secretary.

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Summers Sticks With Secular Stagnation Warning After Jobs Data

Why Wall Street is noticing what Hillary Clinton has to say

Clinton didn't explicitly say who deserved to get it, but she appeared to be directing her ire at Warren's favorite target, Wall Street banks.

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Why Wall Street is noticing what Hillary Clinton has to say

Malloy Hopes Class Warfare Pays Off

In television ads and talking points, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his supporters have sought to portray Republican rival Tom Foley as a heartless businessman incapable of relating to the concerns of working people.

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Hong Kong-born alumnus gives Harvard $350 million

A Hong Kong-born venture capitalist is giving Harvard University $350 million for its School of Public Health, the largest donation in the university's history, the Harvard Crimson reported Monday. The university newspaper said the gift was from a foundation supported by Gerald Chan, an alumnus of the School of Public Health and a longtime benefactor of the university in Cambridge, Massachusetts …

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Why the 99% support the 1%

Here's something you don't see every day: The 99% demonstrating in support of the 1%. But that's exactly what's been happening for several weeks all around New England at Market Basket grocery stores.

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Why the 99% support the 1%

Expanding Educational Opportunity in the Bay State

One of the central promises of educational choice is expanding equality of opportunity. When students are assigned to schools based on where they live, access to higher-performing schools depends on a family’s ability to afford a home in a more expensive community.

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Expanding Educational Opportunity in the Bay State