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Teach-in focuses on inequalities in US economy

Political, academic, labor, and activist leaders in Boston yesterday called for nationwide campus teach-ins to inform the public about economic inequalities they say are harming the country’s social fabric.

Taking their cues from the Occupy Boston protesters in the city’s Financial District, politicians, professors, and others descended on Northeastern University for a 1960s-style teach-in and to discuss a severe economic downturn they say is dividing Americans.

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