Worth reading: Poverty, family planning, and problems in San Francisco

A few of the recent pieces I've liked:

Barbara Ehrenreich at the Guardian: In America, only the rich can afford to write about poverty

Victor Yocco at Vox: What it’s like to be a recovering alcoholic in an office where booze is everywhere

Mary McKenna at Germination: CDC to Congress: Raise our Budget or Americans Will Die Needlessly

Liz Szabo and Laura Ungar at USA TODAY: Family planning budgets in crisis before Planned Parenthood controversy

Gabriel Metcalfe at Citylab: What’s the Matter with San Francisco? (“The city’s devastating affordability crisis has an unlikely villain—its famed progressive politics.”)

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That last story on San Francisco, wow.
It’s hard to believe how badly Progressives can screw things up.

By See Noevo (not verified) on 10 Aug 2015 #permalink