"Student Debt and the Crushing of the American Dream" -
With soaring costs, stagnating incomes and little help from the government, there is only one way to pay for higher education: debt.
I read Joe Stiglitz in grad school and what he says in this op-ed is good as usual, but overdue which is a little unusual. What he says also doesn’t go far enough in thinking about a larger picture than a near-term recovery, but more on that later. As for the American Dream imagery, it’s long past time to retire it. It burned down with the Old Psychiatrist’s Club in 1968.
“READ” posters that were oddly missing from my elementary school library featuring Henry Rollins and Glenn Danzig.
(Source: roxsays, via ifc)
After having previously written for In The Bleachers, I am now back on the Bloguin network. I will be contributing to The Crystal Ball Run on college football. My first two articles on Heisman voters giving up their votes and the presentation elements in EA Sports’ NCAA Football 14 are up.
Samuel Eto’o, Club Deportivo Leganes, 1997/98.
Just a youngin’ at that time. Future Pichichi winner.
Jose Villarreal Continues to Impress for LA Galaxy -
Young forward Jose Villarreal has scored some great looking goals in his brief career with the LA Galaxy and has helped the U.S. U-20 National Team with his skill recently as well. Villarreal’s budding talent was on display again against Herediano in the CCL and he finished the match with a sterling 96.4 in Match Impact Rating, which led LA in the win.
L.A. 2013, according to Los Angeles Times, 1988
So close, LAT, so close.
wtf are those cars