Wonkblog 3 April 2018

The hidden crisis on college campuses: 36 percent of students don’t have enough to eat

Caleb Torres lost seven pounds his freshman year of college — and not because he didn’t like the food in the dining hall. A first-generation college student, barely covering tuition, Torres ran out of grocery money halfway through the year and began skipping meals as a result. He’d stretch a can of SpaghettiOs over an […]

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A top White House adviser’s risky move: He gave stock advice

Top White House adviser Peter Navarro says it’s a good time to buy U.S. stocks. On Monday evening, after the Dow closed down more than 450 points and tech stocks nose-dived, Navarro encouraged Americans to “buy on the dips.” “The smart money is certainly going to buy on the dips here because the economy is as strong […]

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