Gerry Canavan

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* How MIT students beat the lottery How state officials conspired with MIT students to rig the lottery. Via.

Competing feminist impulses duke it out when women’s volleyball goes up against competitive cheerleading for Title IX supremacy. I declared this one “insolvable” on Twitter and I think I’m standing by that.

Nation’s Lower Class At Least Grateful It Not Part Of Nation’s Middle Class.

A survey released Wednesday by researchers at the University of North Carolina found that despite the many challenges they face, the nation’s lowest-income individuals are nonetheless thankful they don’t have to endure the unique hardships of the nation’s long-suffering middle class.

According to the report, the 46 million Americans who fall below the federal poverty line, though struggling mightily, are at least glad they don’t have to live up to some rapidly vanishing American dream of advancing in their career, making more money, and improving their lifestyle, the way their middle-income counterparts do.

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August 8, 2012 at 11:55 am

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