In 1962 Michael Harrington’s The Other America: Poverty in the United States was published. It was truly one of those remarkable books that fundamentally changed the nature of the debate. Like Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring published the same year, it managed to draw attention to a significant but largely unrecognized threat to […]
Mark R. Rank
Mark R. Rank is the Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at Washington University in St. Louis. He is widely regarded as one the leading scholars in the country regarding issues of poverty, inequality, and social justice. He is co-author of the recently published, Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty.
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In 2023, the Bond franchise celebrates its 70th anniversary. Very few franchises, with the exception of the Universal Classic Monsters and Godzilla series have enjoyed such a long life in popular media like film. Like them, the Bond franchise has seen many new beginnings which continually restart the property, which perpetually reset it, and which are bound to do so again.