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Poverty

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  • Apodaca: Study reveals how poverty steals from learning time

    Few among us would dispute the notion that students from disadvantaged backgrounds face a steeper climb when it comes to a quality education. Both intuition and evidence tell us that poverty correlates strongly with poorer educational outcomes.
  • Commentary: Libertarianism's the antidote to liberalism, conservatism

    If you think about it, all people (except psychopaths) live their lives with the libertarian values of persuasion instead of coercion. That is to say we cannot force people to like us or socialize with us. Instead, we either have a fulfilling social...

    Mailbag: Hotel plan would displace women, children

    Re: Commentary: End the assault on low-income motel tenants," (May 17): Women and children live in poverty, and the numbers are increasing. Should the predominantly male Costa Mesa Planning Commission aggressively decrease long-term independent motels,...

    Commentary: End the assault on low-income motel tenants

    Saturday's front page story, "Proposal: apartments in place of Motor Inn," reporting that the owner of the Costa Mesa Motor Inn wants to replace its motel rooms with luxury apartments is an ominous sign of things to come, but not surprising. In the past...

    Sounding Off: Perceptions of the less-fortunate remain skewed

    In his Sunday commentary on our welfare system, Judge James P. Gray has touched all of the welfare myths raging for years and has blatantly suggested we go back to the Dickensian era of the "poor house" with all of its admirable attributes ("It's a Gray...