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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• About Oregon’s pay-it-forward approach to higher education? (One generation goes for free, then basically gets tithed after graduation, so that there’s enough for the next generation to do the same.) —Tony Adler
• About the PBS documentary Two American Families, which tracks two middle-class Milwaukee families over 22 years, during which neither succeeds in, e.g., retiring? (It’s showing again locally on WTTW late Saturday.) —Kate Schmidt
•That growing inequality has hindered attempts to eradicate poverty globally? (Global economic rules “are designed by the privileged and rich for the privileged and rich,” philosopher Thomas Pogge says.) —Steve Bogira