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People Should Be Paying Attention

Troubling report appeared with the online AP news in an article entitled “California drought stings bees, honey supplies” by Terence Chea (8-21-14). Some lines of note: 481 more words

Equality/Inequality

In a 12-1-13 post (Can We Talk – Income Disparity?) this blog quoted world economist Branko Milanovic: ““Inequality studies are not particularly appreciated by the rich.” Indeed, Milanovic says he was “once told by the head of a prestigious think tank in Washington, D.C., that the institution’s board was very unlikely to fund any work that had income or wealth inequality in its title. 649 more words

Income Disparity and Its Problematic Promotion in the 21st Century

Source: The Daily Bell

Karl Marx was right — at least about one thing … While the steady or slightly accelerating global growth rates predicted by the IMF is the most likely outcome, it may not be achievable because of three imbalances: social, geographical and demographic. 336 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

I Don’t Think We’re In Kansas Anymore

As can be expected, serendipity finds an article by Matt Phillips, appearing with the online Quartz, exemplifying what was presented rather abstractly in the previous post (Are We There Yet?). 512 more words

Limited Time Blue Light Special On Aisle 5

We’ve all seen this movie, you know, the one where the company comes in or announces it “will stay” and the credits appear with all the tax abatements, grants, etc. 1,089 more words

Unspoken

Clint Eastwood may have his “Unforgiven” but Newark Ohio News Analysis has its “Unspoken.” The “Great Recession” (second only to the Great Depression of the 1930’s) officially ended in June of 2009. 740 more words

Of course you can take a shit!

On anyone who makes less money than you!

I have had some great jobs, a few bad ones and some OK ones. But if any of them have taught me anything, it’s that bank account levels are the A #1 best way to determine who you get to talk down to like a shitty 16 year-old with an attitude problem. 1,106 more words