Articles by Marc Joseph
At Issue: Poverty in America

Perpetuating Poverty

You would hope that with a new year, the bad things that occurred in our country would be wiped out, but homelessness, poverty, recession (to name a few) remain.
McClintock High School Chargers football players take part in a scrimmage in Tempe

Cut Sports, Cut Quality Of Life

For all of us who grew up with ample access to sports and the arts, it's difficult to see how our school systems have evolved, practically eliminating the character-building program of sports participation.
A bride and groom pose near the shores of the Caspian sea as part of their wedding day celebrations in the Dagestan capital of Makhachkala

Wedding Industry Hits Major Recession

According to Fox News, the percent of married households in the United States fell to 48.4 percent in 2010, down from 55.2 percent in 1990 and 78 percent in 1960. This is the lowest in recorded history for our country.

Blackstone To Buy LaSalle Hotel For $3.7 Billion

Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP said on Monday it would buy U.S. hotel owner LaSalle Hotel Properties for $3.7 billion, topping a rival bid from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in April for $3.5 billion.