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Kara McGhee

Kara McGhee
Kara McGhee is a Ph.D. student in sociology at the University of Missouri specializing in culture, identity, and inequalities. isShe a regular contributor for The WILD Magazine.

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The Rise of the Suburban Poor

Suburban poverty is growing—and fast—but the majority of federal antipoverty resources are earmarked for densely populated urban areas.

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Stop Trying to Be the ‘Next Silicon Valley’

American cities often try to mimic their more economically successful counterparts. A new study suggests that it's time to stop.

Don’t Text and Drive—Especially If You’re Old

A new study shows that texting while driving becomes even more dangerous with age.

Apparently You Can Bring Your Religion to Work

New research says offices that encourage talk of religion actually make for happier workplaces.

Canadian Kids Have a Serious Smoking Problem

Bootleg cigarette sales could be leading Canadian teens to more serious drugs, a recent study finds.

The Big One

One in two United States senators and two in five House members who left office between 1998 and 2004 became lobbyists. November/December 2014

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