Why do some have so much and some have so little?

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The Fallacy of Success

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G.K. Chesterton was born in London in 1874. A prolific writer, committed Christian, and incisive social critic, he was fond of debating the star secularists of his age, including his…

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The Story of A-Town and B-Ville

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Former English professor and Republican U.S. Senator S.I. Hayakawa was born in Canada to Japanese parents and, after becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen, spent much of his life campaigning to…

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Child of the Romans

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This poem was written in 1912 by Pullitzer Prize winner Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) as part of his series on Chicago. Besides being a prolific and gifted writer, Sandburg worked at…

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Where Were We

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Dave Eggers rocketed to fame with his memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (2000). "Where Were We," originally published in The New Yorker in 2002, is adapted from his novel You Shall Know…