Living High and Low

Economics Housing

New Orleans       Time flies by, and you realize you haven’t had a raise in four years, even as inflation as decreased the buying power of those dollars by more than 23% according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, meaning essentially, you’re only making about 80% of what you remembered.  Average pay now is over …

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ACORN at 54

ACORN

New Orleans       There’s a call on my calendar about getting ACORN up and running in Cleveland by organizing tenants there.  One of the participants noted that it was a perfect way to celebrate Juneteenth.  Indeed!  Pairing the date with yesterday’s fifty-fourth anniversary of ACORN’s founding is also kind of special in its own way, …

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