“Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices?” by Maia Szalavitz

This is part of a series on inequality and opportunity in America, from the Guardian Newspaper.


How Culture Shapes our Assumptions

Did you see the interview with the Korea expert, from his home office, where his children come into the room? Who did you think the woman was who frantically pulled them out?


Racism, Chinese Restaurants, and Immigration in Early-20th Century US

Fascinating story on the history and proliferation of Chinese restaurants in the United States, and their link to immigration and limitations on immigration.