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HDFC COOPS: What Are They and How Can You Buy One?

| By Deondra Carter | HDFC Cooperatives were first developed in New York during the economic crisis in the 1970’s when thousands of buildings were in disrepair, foreclosed or left abandoned by their owners. HDFC stands for Housing & Development Finance Corporation. The HDFC bought distressed buildings from the city for a nominal fee, then […]

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Capitalism Today: Triumphs & Challenges
By Daniel Rose

| By Daniel Rose | Maurice Chevalier, the celebrated French entertainer, was asked on his 75th birthday his thoughts on reaching that advanced age. He replied, “I think it’s great, considering the alternative.”  Capitalism, too—the most productive economic system known—is preferable to the alternatives.  And unlike death, its excesses can be mitigated. Ever since Adam

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Philly Food Court – Making a Case for the Best Tastes in Philly Cuisine

“Where can I find the best Cheesesteak in Philadelphia?” When I moved to Philadelphia a number of years ago, there were some foods that were intrinsically Philadelphian…the soft pretzel, a Tastycake, a Frank’s Soda or an Ortlieb’s Beer …all of these treats were from Philly, and they defined the soul of a town whose tastes

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Black Doctoral Network

By Leah P. Hollis, Ed.D. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the home of brotherly love and sisterly affection, was the proud host of The Black Doctoral Network Inaugural National Conference October 3 through October 5 2013, at the Double Tree Hotel.  This hallmark event was led by Dr. Maurice Green, Executive Director at the International Black Doctoral Network

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