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Twisted Tax Laws Let Private Schools Rob the Poor to Aid the Rich

In theory, private school scholarship laws in Georgia and several other states let people redirect their tax dollars to help educate poor children. Instead, some private schools are just using the money to discount tuition for their current privileged students.

Food Deserts: Where Have All the Inner-City Grocery Stores Gone?

Chicago entrepreneur Karriem Beyah grew up working in the grocery business, but when he courted some industry heavyweights to bring stores to the South Side, their response was disdainful: "Who wants to go over there?" It's not just a Windy City problem.