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Spencer Gardner
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In the series “The Secret Life of a Food Stamp,” Marketplace reporter Krissy Clark traces how big-box stores make billions from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, aka food stamps. What’s more, the wages of many workers at these stores are so low that the workers themselves qualify for food...
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Why do I sometimes feel like we live in a third-world country? Oh, because by some measures, we do! But hey, as long as Comcast is "creating jobs", what's to complain about?

I still don't understand why the Googles and Facebooks of the world haven't championed this issue more loudly.
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Interested in paying the ransom required to set our political system free?
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Nearly every year we hear that the number of people killed by people driving cars is down from the year before. That’s good right? The good news is that the trend has indeed continued downward sinc...
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Over the years, Portland has become one of the most bike-friendly cities in the US. How much did they have to spend to achieve that distinction? About what it costs to build a mile of highway.
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  • Brigham Young University
    Economics, 2000 - 2007
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Urban and Regional Planning, 2008 - 2010
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