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ENGL 80/90 - New York Times - Penn Valley: Miscellaneous

A guide to New York Times articles for English 80/90 at MCC-Penn Valley.

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Ashley Cerrentano

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Teresa Leggard

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Miscellaneous

"Why We Eat Together" by Louise Fresco

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/11/dinners-ready/416991/

 

"No Myths Here: Food Stamps, Food Deserts, and Food Scarcity" by Erika Nicole Kendall

https://blackgirlsguidetoweightloss.com/the-op-eds/no-myths-here-food-stamps-food-deserts-and-food-scarcity/?utm_source=ReviveOldPost

 

"Food's Class Warfare" by Tracie Macmillan

https://traciemcmillan.com/articles/foods-class-warfare/


Here's a link to several of Macmillan's articles: https://traciemcmillan.com/articles/

 

 

"Is College Worth It? One Professor Says 'No'" by Steven Pearlstein

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/why-higher-education-has-little-incentive-to-deliver-better-value/2018/03/08/a02684e0-224a-11e8-94da-ebf9d112159c_story.html

 

"Ignore the Hype. College Is Worth It." by Anthony Carnevale

https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/02/13/why-one-should-ignore-reports-and-commentary-question-value-college-degree-opinion

 

Is This the Beginning of the End of American Racism?
Donald Trump has revealed the depths of the country’s prejudice—and has inadvertently forced a reckoning.

Read in The Atlantic: https://apple.news/AJssGLq1ZRjqLRRIKreDbMA

 

Inmates raise $32,000 for high school student’s tuition
Inmates pooled what they earned from jobs like mopping the floors, which pays 8 cents an hour. They ended up raising $32,000.
Read in The Washington Post: 
https://apple.news/AUCJbP9QNTDW0Ae0CfZbOQw

 

"Is This Where We Are, America--Some people oppose student loan forgiveness because they want others to suffer, too" by Roxane Gay

From MCC's Opposing Viewpoints in Context database (free access, requires MCC login): https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A642527343/OVIC?u=morenetsbumc&sid=bookmark-OVIC&xid=f487eab6

From NYT Website (may request fee): https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/20/opinion/student-loan-forgiveness-biden.html 

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