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Second Chances in the Era of the Jobless Future

While today the term “underclass” is no longer in vogue to describe the swaths of “outsiders” created by deindustrialization, another concept is taking its place: “disconnected youth.” The term is shorthand for young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither employed nor in school. In the United States, it is estimated that 1 in 7 young people are “disconnected.” —  The Brooklyn Rail March 5, 2018

Ka-Ching! 6 States With the Highest Average Income

While residents in Silicon Valley have the nation's highest levels of well-being and outlive the average American by about four years, residents of the state's Central Valley have the lowest well-being in the nation and live a year less than the national average, according to Measure of America. —  The Motley Fool February 28, 2018