Governor signs Dozier, BP settlement bills into law

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused at a notorious state reform school, and directs the reburial of remains of unidentified victims, was signed into law on June 2. The bill (HB 7115) provides $1.2 million to cover the costs of the reburials and memorials for youngsters who suffered … ( continue reading )
BY JIM TURNER
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused […]

Governor signs Dozier, BP settlement bills into law

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused at a notorious state reform school, and directs the reburial of remains of unidentified victims, was signed into law on June 2. The bill (HB 7115) provides $1.2 million to cover the costs of the reburials and memorials for youngsters who suffered … ( continue reading )
BY JIM TURNER
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused […]

Stop Pretending You’re Not Rich


Olalekan Jeyifous When I was growing up, my mother would sometimes threaten my brother and me with elocution lessons. It is no secret that how you talk matters a lot in a class-saturated society like the United Kingdom. Peterborough, our increasingly diverse hometown, was prosperous enough, but not upscale. Six in 10 of the city’s residents voted for Brexit — a useful inverse poshness indicator. (In Thursday’s general election, Peterborough returned a Labour MP for the first time since 2001.)

Our mother, from a rural working-class background herself, wanted us to be able to rise up the class ladder, unencumbered […]

Governor signs Dozier, BP settlement bills into law

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused at a notorious state reform school, and directs the reburial of remains of unidentified victims, was signed into law on June 2. The bill (HB 7115) provides $1.2 million to cover the costs of the reburials and memorials for youngsters who suffered … ( continue reading )
BY JIM TURNER
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused […]

Governor signs Dozier, BP settlement bills into law

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused at a notorious state reform school, and directs the reburial of remains of unidentified victims, was signed into law on June 2. The bill (HB 7115) provides $1.2 million to cover the costs of the reburials and memorials for youngsters who suffered … ( continue reading )
BY JIM TURNER
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused […]

Governor signs Dozier, BP settlement bills into law

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused at a notorious state reform school, and directs the reburial of remains of unidentified victims, was signed into law on June 2. The bill (HB 7115) provides $1.2 million to cover the costs of the reburials and memorials for youngsters who suffered … ( continue reading )
BY JIM TURNER
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused […]

Income Inequality and Social, Economic, and Political Instability

US: bottom 90% have seen little increase in income over last third of a century

Source: World Wealth and Income Database

Europe: less increase in inequality in some countries than in others3Source: World Wealth and Income DatabaseItaly: increase in inequality has been less extreme4Source: World Wealth and Income DatabaseFrance: little increase in inequality5Source: World Wealth and Income DatabaseSpain6Source: World Wealth and Income DatabaseGlobal Inequality: Share of Income Earned by Top 1%, 1975-2015Chart from: US Economic Report of the President, January 2017.7Source: OECD Income Distribution Database.820,00025,00030,00035,00040,00045,00050,00055,00060,00065,0001975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015Stagnation: U.S. median household income (constant 2015 US$)Source: U.S. […]

Governor signs Dozier, BP settlement bills into law

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused at a notorious state reform school, and directs the reburial of remains of unidentified victims, was signed into law on June 2. The bill (HB 7115) provides $1.2 million to cover the costs of the reburials and memorials for youngsters who suffered … ( continue reading )
BY JIM TURNER
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused […]

Governor signs Dozier, BP settlement bills into law

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused at a notorious state reform school, and directs the reburial of remains of unidentified victims, was signed into law on June 2. The bill (HB 7115) provides $1.2 million to cover the costs of the reburials and memorials for youngsters who suffered … ( continue reading )
BY JIM TURNER
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE – A measure that calls for creating a pair of memorials to boys who were abused […]

Stop Pretending You’re Not Rich


When I was growing up, my mother would sometimes threaten my brother and me with elocution lessons. It is no secret that how you talk matters a lot in a class-saturated society like the United Kingdom. Peterborough, our increasingly diverse hometown, was prosperous enough, but not upscale. Six in 10 of the city’s residents voted for Brexit — a useful inverse poshness indicator. (In Thursday’s general election, Peterborough returned a Labour MP for the first time since 2001.)

Our mother, from a rural working-class background herself, wanted us to be able to rise up the class ladder, unencumbered by the […]