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Incomes rose nicely in the 2010 to 2013 time frame for the top 10 percent of earners (who had a median income of $230,000 last year).
In the USA, we watch action movies for fun, confident that the carnage they portray is something that never really happens: buildings explode, but the good guy escapes, rescues the girl, saves the innocent townspeople from the bad guys, and everyone leaves the theater with a smile on their face. 861 more words
In these benighted United States, one of the more consequential stories of the past year was the resignation of Brendan Eich from his role as CEO of Mozilla Corporation after a heated protest movement had begun against him. 1,233 more words
The mortgage interest deduction is regressive, ineffective, wasteful, distorts the housing market (although worshippers of density and housing supply never admit it), and comes at the cost of denying 76% of eligible Americans the housing help they’re entitled to–under current law; not what they actually need. 130 more words