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Everybody’s Doing It

There’s a lot of year-in-reviewing, best-of-listing, and resolution-setting going on this week. It’s hard to resist, so we’ve compiled our own list of articles, reports, and videos from 2012. The message from all of them is clear:

What's Got MDC Buzzing?

In the Atlantic this week, Derek Thompson declared that ‘the middle class crisis -- and its resulting income inequality -- is the most important economic story of our time.” It’s been an important story for a long time, in fact.

What Does MDC Stand For?

It’s a common question; one we get asked a lot. The short answer is when we were founded in 1967 the initials stood for Manpower Development Corporation. Today, only the initials remain. But what does MDC really stand for?

First in Football, First in Poverty

It used to be said about Washington and its baseball team the Senators: first in war, first in peace, and last in the American League. These days, in the American South, we’re often first in college football and first, or near-first, in poverty, too.


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